Central Blvd. over Dan River


+36.58951, -79.41208
36°35'22" N, 79°24'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Central Blvd. over Dan River
Structure number:000000000020182
Location:0.12 Rt 86 / 0.02 Rt 58
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Total length:470.2 ft. [143.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,056 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:93.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory3005693.7
October 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory3005693.7
October 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory3000094.7
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4209093.0
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4209093.0
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood4209093.0
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4209093.0
June 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4209092.0
June 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood4209092.0
May 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood4209091.0
June 1997GoodGoodGoodGood4209091.0
June 1995GoodGoodGoodGood4209090.6
October 1993GoodGoodGoodGood4209090.6
August 1991GoodGoodGoodGood4209090.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,6404,79384610
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.87,420074,307013,113
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.40,87439,7291,14050
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.38,56138,561000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1514100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.192192000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.212208400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.270266400
Compression Jointlinear ft.180018000
Movable Bearingeach4803990
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.144014130
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3600360
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9409291100
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.940940000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,8801,880000