Co 20/5 over Bluestone River

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+37.32500, -81.31167
37°19'30" N, 81°18'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Co 20/5 over Bluestone River
Structure number:00000000028A079
Location:0.07 Miles East of WV 120
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:136.5 ft. [41.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:800 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:12.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,380,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2014PoorPoorSeriousPoor80012.2
August 2013PoorPoorFairFair80042.4
August 2012PoorPoorFairFair80042.4
August 2011PoorPoorFairFair80042.4
August 2010PoorPoorFairFair80042.2
August 2009FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2008FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2007FairFairFairFair80046.9
August 2006FairFairFairFair80046.9
August 2005FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2004FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2003FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2002FairFairFairFair80044.2
August 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory80042.2
August 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory80042.2
August 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory80042.2
August 1996FairFairFairSatisfactory80042.2
August 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory80056.0
August 1992PoorFairFairSerious80016.4
August 1990PoorFairPoorSerious80024.8