Share:

CENTER STREET over CUYAHOGA RIVER

Map 

Coordinates:
+41.49333, -81.70333
41°29'36" N, 81°42'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CENTER STREET over CUYAHOGA RIVER
Structure number:1869345
Location:W OF MERWIN AVE (FLATS)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:145.0 ft. [44.2 m]
Total length:345.2 ft. [105.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1901
Year reconstructed:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,500 [as of 1975]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:61.3 tons [55.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.7 tons [33.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:44.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201544.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory4500
December 201461.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4500
September 201362.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4500
September 201273.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4500
September 201173.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4500
October 200873.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4500
September 200673.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4500
June 200375.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood4500
August 200275.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood4500
March 200075.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
May 199975.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
March 199875.2Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
March 199775.2Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
January 199675.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
July 199475.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
March 199375.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4500
October 198975.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4500