Rt 29 SBL/ 460 WBL over NS Railway


+37.38247, -79.11486
37°22'57" N, 79°06'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Rt 29 SBL/ 460 WBL over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000020579
Location:0.91- Rt 501/1.67-Cam.CL
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:138.1 ft. [42.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,551 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:60.4
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
July 2018PoorPoorPoorFair1655160.4
July 2017PoorPoorPoorFair1655159.4
June 2016PoorPoorPoorFair1655159.4
June 2015PoorPoorPoorFair1655159.4
June 2014PoorPoorPoorFair1600061.5
June 2013PoorPoorPoorFair1633461.5
June 2012PoorPoorPoorFair1633461.5
June 2011PoorPoorPoorFair1633462.5
June 2010PoorPoorPoorFair1633462.5
June 2009PoorPoorPoorFair1633462.5
June 2008PoorPoorPoorFair1691662.5
July 2007PoorPoorPoorFair1245761.1
August 2006PoorPoorPoorFair1368160.9
June 2005PoorPoorPoorFair1265255.8
July 2004PoorPoorPoorFair1145056.0
July 2003PoorPoorPoorFair1132256.0
July 2002PoorPoorPoorFair1126455.0
August 2001PoorPoorPoorFair1192657.0
September 2000PoorPoorPoorFair1048756.0
September 1998PoorPoorPoorFair1048758.0
June 1996PoorPoorPoorFair1048757.0
July 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory1048776.0
June 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory1048776.0
June 1990FairFairFairSatisfactory1048776.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.690407263155
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,6921,1442,962375211
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,5314,531000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach64200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9793400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.722203020
Compression Jointlinear ft.7207200
Movable Bearingeach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2020000
Fixed Bearingeach2020000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4040000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2760255210