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HWY N HARVARD ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36861, -71.12361
42°22'07" N, 71°07'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HWY N HARVARD ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:B160114F2DOTNBI
Old structure number:MDC896060100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.4 MI E OF WESTERN AVE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1912
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:22,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:87.8 tons [79.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:49.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,715,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201549.3Structurally deficient-PoorSatisfactory22800
November 201349.3Structurally deficient-PoorSatisfactory22800
November 201148.1Structurally deficient-PoorSatisfactory29000
November 200948.1Structurally deficient-PoorSatisfactory29000
November 199977.9Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory8900
November 199575.2Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory39221
November 199375.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory33329
November 199174.7Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory33840