South Main St. R86 over NS Railway


+36.57295, -79.40518
36°34'23" N, 79°24'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:South Main St. R86 over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000023804
Location:.18-N.Ind. Blv./.1-Wat St
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,137 [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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$925,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017GoodGoodGoodGood1813777.7
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1800075.6
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1200077.4
February 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1389073.8
February 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1389076.8
February 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1389076.8
February 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1389076.8
February 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1389076.8
March 2001GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent1389076.8
February 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1389076.8
January 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1389076.8
December 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1389076.8
December 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1389077.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8408261400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.57,33057,2508000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,0097,20880100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1921791300
Compression Jointlinear ft.131007259
Movable Bearingeach70700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1400140
Fixed Bearingeach70700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1400140
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.244244000