Route 0029 over Garfield Avenue & NS Rwy


+37.39816, -79.15511
37°23'53" N, 79°09'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 0029 over Garfield Avenue & NS Rwy
Structure number:000000000020531
Location:.03-Carroll/.10-15th St.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:148.6 ft. [45.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,916 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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 not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:83.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,346,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017GoodGoodGoodGood3791683.7
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood3791683.7
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood3700083.9
February 2011GoodGoodGoodGood4393981.9
February 2009GoodGoodVery GoodGood4393981.9
January 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4200082.5
January 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4200082.5
February 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200082.5
February 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200082.4
January 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200080.4
January 1997GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent4200080.4
January 1995GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent4200080.0
December 1993PoorPoorFairPoor4055430.0
December 1991PoorPoorFairPoor3336030.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7641,54821600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,050011,05000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,17010,170000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.132013200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.152151100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.156156000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.147001470
Compression Jointlinear ft.304030400
Movable Bearingeach3603600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,62812,8761,75200
Fixed Bearingeach3603600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,62812,8761,75200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.588058800