Riverside Drive over Sandy Creek


+36.59279, -79.41540
36°35'34" N, 79°24'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Riverside Drive over Sandy Creek
Structure number:000000000020196
Location:.1 CrtYrdBlvd .7 PnyFstRd
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Total length:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,500 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:93.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$616,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1250093.8
January 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1274193.8
January 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2500093.6
January 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1200096.9
May 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1200096.9
January 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1200096.9
January 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1200096.9
January 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1200095.9
February 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1200095.8
January 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1200094.8
July 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1200094.8
January 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1200095.1
January 1994GoodGoodGoodGood1200095.1
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1200095.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.366366000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,0203,020000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,3222,322000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,1421,65448800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.13411010014
Compression Jointlinear ft.7676000
Movable Bearingeach60240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2424000
Fixed Bearingeach60330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2424000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.122122000