Loop B over NS Railway


+37.34272, -79.18784
37°20'34" N, 79°11'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Loop B over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000026707
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:158.1 ft. [48.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2000
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:97.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood500097.5
May 2015FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood500097.5
May 2013FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood500097.5
April 2011FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood500097.5
April 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood500097.5
May 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood198.0
April 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good198.0
March 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-98.0
February 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-98.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.627627000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,0826,082000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,1365,0874900
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.96861000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6666000
Compression Jointlinear ft.44222200
Movable Bearingeach1210200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2424000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3162566000