Rt 29 NBL over Dan River


+36.56892, -79.37440
36°34'08" N, 79°22'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Rt 29 NBL over Dan River
Structure number:000000000023483
Location:0.22-Rt 737 / 1.21-Rt 58
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:121.1 ft. [36.9 m]
Total length:963.0 ft. [293.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1992
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:9,704 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory970493.0
July 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory970493.0
July 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory950093.0
July 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory891194.1
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood891194.1
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood891194.1
August 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood916194.1
July 2004GoodGoodGoodGood704394.3
July 2002GoodGoodGoodGood921594.1
September 2000GoodGoodGoodGood457794.5
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood457794.5
August 1996GoodGoodGoodGood457594.5
July 1994GoodGoodGoodGood457594.6
July 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-95.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,8164,810600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.67,00066,33000670
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.42,33041,53080000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.38,83538,835000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.112112000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.905912190
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.160158020
Steel Pileeach20020
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.322318400
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.4945400
Assembly with Sealeach95237200
Movable Bearingeach4032800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804550025
Fixed Bearingeach106400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1201100010
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,9261,82610000