Share:

HWY BABSON ST over RR MBTA

Map 

Coordinates:
+42.27417, -71.09250
42°16'27" N, 71°05'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HWY BABSON ST over RR MBTA
Structure number:B161643H9DOT634
Location:1.2 KM NE OFJCTSR28&SR138
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Total length:142.1 ft. [43.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1901
Year reconstructed:2002
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:87.6 tons [79.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.5 tons [47.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:93.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$1,145,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201493.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood17000
December 201293.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood17000
December 201093.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood7600
December 200893.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood7400