Park Avenue over NS Railway


+37.40531, -79.15668
37°24'19" N, 79°09'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Park Avenue over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000020489
Location:0000FORT AVE 0010BUCHANAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:Railroad [27]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,113 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:73.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$236,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory511373.3
July 2015FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory511373.3
July 2014FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory511373.3
July 2013FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory840073.5
July 2012FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory839273.5
July 2011FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory839274.5
April 2010FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory839274.5
February 2009FairSatisfactory-Satisfactory839274.5
February 2007FairSatisfactory-Good853274.4
February 2006FairSatisfactory-Good842474.5
February 2005FairSatisfactory-Good825774.5
February 2004GoodGood-Good880374.4
March 2003GoodGood-Good884474.4
February 2002GoodGood-Good963774.3
February 2000GoodGood-Good1015274.2
February 1999GoodGood-Good1015274.2
February 1998FairSatisfactory-Good1015274.2
February 1997FairSatisfactory-Good1015274.2
February 1996GoodGood-Good1015274.5
February 1994GoodGood-Good1015273.5
February 1993GoodGoodGoodGood945574.6
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1033574.5