Chincoteague Road over Wire Narrows


+37.93693, -75.40099
37°56'13" N, 75°24'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Chincoteague Road over Wire Narrows
Structure number:000000000024874
Location:9.51 fr 13/1.30 to Chinco
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans 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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,156 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,265,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood815680.0
June 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood815680.0
June 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good748280.0
June 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good748280.0
June 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good748280.0
July 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good667274.0
June 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory605474.0
July 2003GoodGoodGoodVery Good578874.0
July 2001GoodGoodGoodGood644574.0
July 1999GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good390974.0
July 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good550074.0