I-83 over JONES FALLS (MI. 7.1 TO


+39.33619, -76.64558
39°20'10" N, 76°38'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-83 over JONES FALLS (MI. 7.1 TO
Structure number:200000BC3115010
Location:0.6 MI S COLD SPRING LN
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:1199.2 ft. [365.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1987
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:21
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:105,600 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$193,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201767.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
January 201567.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
January 201467.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
January 201367.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
January 201265.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
January 201165.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
March 201065.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
August 200865.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
June 200765.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
November 200565.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
November 200365.0Not deficientFairFairFair105600
March 200265.0Not deficientFairFairFair91000
January 200065.0Not deficientFairFairFair91000
January 199865.0Not deficientFairFairFair91000
March 199577.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood91000
December 199279.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood91000
December 199088.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood20499