River Street over Fall Creek


+36.58677, -79.37911
36°35'12" N, 79°22'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:River Street over Fall Creek
Structure number:000000000020204
Location:.60-Main /8.60 Hali count
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Total length:128.3 ft. [39.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
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:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:75.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1900075.6
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1812775.8
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1800075.8
January 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1822087.2
January 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1822089.2
January 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1822089.2
January 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1822089.2
January 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1822089.2
March 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1822089.2
January 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood1822084.9
July 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1822084.9
April 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1822084.9
March 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1822083.7
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1822083.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8368062280
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,8556,855000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,42208,42200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,9126,8862600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.136213400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1401207130
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.129129000
Compression Jointlinear ft.132132000
Movable Bearingeach2450190
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9696000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3232000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.256255100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.750750000