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WV 63 over HOWARDS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+37.77827, -80.39443
37°46'42" N, 80°23'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV 63 over HOWARDS CREEK
Structure number:00000000013A143
Location:0.19 Miles S. of US 60
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:101.7 ft. [31.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,993 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:28.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,603,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorFairPoorFair299328.0
July 2016PoorFairPoorFair299333.6
July 2014PoorGoodPoorGood270036.8
July 2013PoorGoodPoorGood270036.8
July 2012PoorSeriousPoorGood290033.4
July 2010PoorFairPoorGood290036.8
July 2009PoorFairPoorGood255038.2
July 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood255039.4
July 2007PoorGoodPoorGood255039.4
July 2006PoorGoodPoorGood250039.6
July 2005PoorVery GoodPoorGood250035.6
July 2004PoorVery GoodPoorGood250035.6
August 2002PoorPoorFairGood250054.2
August 2000FairFairFairGood240056.7
August 1998FairFairSatisfactoryGood240066.9
August 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood230068.2
August 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood190069.0
September 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood190069.0
August 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood200068.8