Route 501 over Dreaming Creek


+37.37388, -79.21489
37°22'26" N, 79°12'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 501 over Dreaming Creek
Structure number:000000000020561
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1975
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2018Fair6 out of 104800084.0
December 2016Fair6 out of 104349784.0
December 2014Fair6 out of 104349784.0
December 2012Fair5 out of 104302172.0
December 2010Fair5 out of 103186572.0
December 2008Fair6 out of 103186583.0
November 2006Fair6 out of 103186583.0
November 2004Fair6 out of 103186583.0
November 2002Fair6 out of 103186583.0
November 2000Good7 out of 103186583.0
October 1998Fair6 out of 103186583.0
September 1996Good7 out of 103186583.0
September 1994Fair6 out of 103186583.0
September 1992Fair6 out of 102955483.0
September 1990Good7 out of 102965483.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2081951300