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CARPENTER BRIDGE over MURDERKILL RIVER

Map 

Coordinates:
+38.98889, -75.49417
38°59'20" N, 75°29'39" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory (1992, 2000, 2010 editions)
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CARPENTER BRIDGE over MURDERKILL RIVER
Structure number:2035A035
Location:S.W. OF FREDERICA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

2010 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,944 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.7

2000 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,637 [as of 1998]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

1992 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,974 [as of 1990]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Inventory rating:68.3 tons [62.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.6
Estimated cost of work:$55,000