Central Blvd. over Piedmont Drive


+36.59741, -79.41803
36°35'51" N, 79°25'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Central Blvd. over Piedmont Drive
Structure number:000000000020191
Location:MP5.43 - 0.40-Rt. 58
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Total length:183.1 ft. [55.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1981
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:94.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018GoodGoodGoodGood2400094.7
December 2016GoodGoodGoodGood2914394.2
December 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2200094.9
December 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2200094.9
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood2382094.7
January 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2382094.7
February 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2382094.7
March 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2382094.7
December 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2382094.7
March 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2382094.7
January 1999GoodGoodGoodGood2382094.7
December 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2382094.7
December 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2382096.2
June 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2382094.1
June 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2382096.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0131,9734000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,64021,10054000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,37513,2858820
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,21413,214000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1414000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2021604200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1681531500
Compression Jointlinear ft.300300000
Movable Bearingeach3303030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6606600
Fixed Bearingeach3303300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6606600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.366366000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,8301,830000