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MA ROUTE 28 over CAPE COD CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.74333, -70.58833
41°44'36" N, 70°35'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:MA ROUTE 28 over CAPE COD CANAL
Structure number:CEPNEDMA2510001
Location:JUNCT MA RTES 25,28, & 6
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:615.8 ft. [187.7 m]
Total length:2384.0 ft. [726.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.5 ft. [41.0 m]
Owner:Corps of Engineers (Civil) [70]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2012 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:60,000 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:28.8 tons [26.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.1 tons [20.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:24.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,477,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201224.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorGood60000
October 201020.8Structurally deficientGoodSeriousGood60000
October 200821.0Structurally deficientGoodSeriousGood60000
August 200646.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood60000
September 200445.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair195000
June 200249.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair195000
June 200049.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair195000
July 199860.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory195000
June 19966.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory195000
October 199456.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good195000
October 199154.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good300000