US Route 40 over Little Wheeling Creek


+40.10386, -80.54801
40°06'14" N, 80°32'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US Route 40 over Little Wheeling Creek
Structure number:00000000035A050
Location:0.38 mi. West jct CR45
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1922
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,100 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:84.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$675,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017Fair-FairGood110084.6
June 2015Fair-FairGood110084.6
June 2013Fair-SatisfactoryGood110096.6
June 2011Fair-SatisfactoryGood90097.7
June 2009Fair-SatisfactoryGood90097.5
June 2007Fair-SatisfactoryGood85097.5
June 2005Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory110097.5
June 2003Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory110097.5
June 2001Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory80097.5
June 1999Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory100097.5
June 1997Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory100094.5
November 1995Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory100094.5
June 1993Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory90077.9
June 1991Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory90089.2