North Main Street over Dan River


+36.58894, -79.38897
36°35'20" N, 79°23'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:North Main Street over Dan River
Structure number:000000000020190
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Total length:823.9 ft. [251.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1927
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:46.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory700046.3
December 2017PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory1251948.2
August 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory1251968.3
August 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1200079.6
September 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory678980.2
September 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory678982.2
September 2007FairExcellentGoodSatisfactory623180.3
September 2005FairExcellentGoodSatisfactory1215882.6
May 2003PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
April 2002PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
April 2001PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
March 2000PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
May 1999PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
May 1998PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
April 1997PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
April 1996PoorPoorPoorGood1215834.2
April 1995PoorPoorPoorGood1215841.6
July 1994PoorPoorPoorGood1215841.6
April 1993PoorPoorPoorGood1215841.6
August 1992PoorPoorPoorGood1215841.6
August 1991PoorSeriousPoorGood1215839.1