+38.45404, -80.57770
38°27'15" N, 80°34'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV 82 over BIRCH RIVER
Structure number:00000000051A057
Location:3.39 MI E CO 32
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:64.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$261,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair70064.3
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair90059.8
February 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair90059.8
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair90059.8
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair90059.5
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair93059.5
February 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair85059.5
February 2004FairGoodGoodFair85059.5
March 2002FairGoodGoodFair85059.5
March 2000FairGoodGoodFair65064.0
March 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair65063.0
March 1996FairFairSatisfactoryFair70064.0
March 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair80060.5
March 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory45068.0
March 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory45058.0