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MA ROUTE 28 over CAPE COD CANAL

Map 

Coordinates:
+41.74333, -70.58833
41°44'36" N, 70°35'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory (2000, 2010 editions)
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:616.2 ft. [187.8 m]
Total length:2384.0 ft. [726.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 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:134.8 ft. [41.1 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]

2010 Inspection 

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:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
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:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:21.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,468,000

2000 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:195,000 [as of 1996]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:60.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,086,000