Bedford Avenue over NS Railway


+37.43395, -79.16549
37°26'02" N, 79°09'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Bedford Avenue over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000020600
Location:1.22-Rt501/1.64-Rt29 A
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1908
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,899 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:24.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$450,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018PoorPoorPoorPoor789924.4
January 2017PoorPoorPoorPoor789924.4
January 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor789954.9
January 2015PoorPoorPoorPoor789948.9
January 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor430048.1
January 2013PoorPoorPoorPoor430048.1
January 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor430056.9
January 2011PoorPoorPoorPoor430056.9
January 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor430056.9
February 2009PoorPoorPoorPoor644455.3
January 2008PoorPoorPoorPoor644455.3
January 2007PoorPoorPoorPoor644455.3
January 2006PoorPoorPoorPoor644455.3
January 2005PoorPoorPoorPoor644455.3
February 2003PoorPoorPoorPoor644437.1
January 2002PoorPoorPoorPoor644439.3
January 2001PoorPoorPoorPoor644439.3
January 2000PoorPoorPoorPoor644439.3
February 1998PoorSeriousPoorPoor644437.1
February 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor644447.2
February 1995PoorPoorPoorPoor644447.2
February 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair644065.0
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory638175.3