Memorial Drive over Central Boulevard


+36.58852, -79.41109
36°35'19" N, 79°24'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Memorial Drive over Central Boulevard
Structure number:000000000020186
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:186.0 ft. [56.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,791 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodGoodGoodGood879193.0
August 2015GoodGoodGoodGood879193.0
August 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1300093.0
August 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1188093.0
August 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1188096.0
September 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1188096.0
September 2005GoodGoodGoodGood1188093.0
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood1188096.0
October 2001GoodGoodGoodGood1188096.0
November 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1188094.0
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1188094.0
October 1995FairVery GoodFairVery Good1188083.0
October 1993FairFairGoodFair1188081.0
August 1991FairFairGoodFair1188081.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,6041,3021,30200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,62030,98806320
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,43118,3933080
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.14,50814,508000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1211100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1961633300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.207203400
Compression Jointlinear ft.4003653320
Movable Bearingeach42120300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.126420840
Fixed Bearingeach4241010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.126420840
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.372371010
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.345345000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9762,976000