Old Forest Road over Blackwater Creek


+37.40523, -79.18791
37°24'19" N, 79°11'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Old Forest Road over Blackwater Creek
Structure number:000000000020557
Location:0047221 0125LINKHYDR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Total length:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1985
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:Steel [3]
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,004 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:75.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$75,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017GoodGoodGoodGood800475.1
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory800475.1
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood800475.1
February 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1031776.3
February 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1031776.3
February 2009GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031777.3
February 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031777.3
February 2005GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031777.3
March 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031777.3
March 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031775.3
February 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031775.3
July 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031775.3
February 1995GoodGoodVery GoodGood1031775.0
February 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood959276.3
February 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood1640572.7