Route 29 over 7TH O NS;CSX;JAMES RV @


+37.41820, -79.14371
37°25'06" N, 79°08'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 29 over 7TH O NS;CSX;JAMES RV @
Structure number:000000000020541
Location:.02-Rt.501 & .00-Amherst
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Total length:1808.2 ft. [551.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.5 ft. [23.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:17
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,503 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:86.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1350386.5
January 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1350386.5
January 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1350386.5
February 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1350386.5
January 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1300086.7
January 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2500082.8
January 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
December 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1779785.7
December 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1779785.7
September 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
September 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
September 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
April 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1779785.7
September 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1779783.5
September 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1268591.0
September 1990GoodGoodVery GoodGood1268591.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.17,94217,33860400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.199,917195,6874,23000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.136,43719,143117,243510
Reinforced Concrete Columneach33000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.424419500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.29121936360
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1501335120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,1071,105200
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,9501,15579500
Assembly with Sealeach4401811531060
Movable Bearingeach94573700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.56434222200
Fixed Bearingeach37191800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22211410800
Pot Bearingeach45281700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3602728800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8081,7713340