Riverside Drive over Beaver Branch


+36.59594, -79.40314
36°35'45" N, 79°24'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Riverside Drive over Beaver Branch
Structure number:000000000020203
Location:012829 BUS 010129 CEN B
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:81.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
January 2018Good7 out of 102200081.5
January 2016Good7 out of 102108081.6
January 2014Good8 out of 102200081.5
January 2012Good8 out of 103031080.5
January 2010Good8 out of 103031080.5
January 2008Good8 out of 103031080.5
January 2006Good8 out of 103031080.5
January 2004Good8 out of 103031080.5
January 2002Good7 out of 103031080.5
January 2000Good7 out of 103031078.5
January 1998Good7 out of 103031078.5
January 1996Good7 out of 103031079.2
January 1994Fair6 out of 103031079.2
January 1992Fair6 out of 103031079.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2502522320