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HWY WESTERN AVE over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36417, -71.11750
42°21'51" N, 71°07'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HWY WESTERN AVE over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:B160104EPDOTNBI
Old structure number:MDC896036100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CITY LINE BOS CAMB
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:279.9 ft. [85.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1924
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,043 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Inventory rating:78.5 tons [71.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,861,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201548.0Not deficient-FairSatisfactory20043
November 201348.0Not deficient-FairSatisfactory30000
November 201148.0Not deficient-FairSatisfactory30000
November 200963.3Not deficient-FairSatisfactory33000
November 199978.9Not deficient-GoodSatisfactory8900
November 199578.7Not deficient-GoodSatisfactory13867
November 199377.8Not deficient-GoodSatisfactory23564
November 199165.3Not deficient-GoodFair24000