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WEST END BR over OHIO RIVER, CSX RR

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Coordinates:
+40.44492, -80.02772
40°26'42" N, 80°01'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST END BR over OHIO RIVER, CSX RR
Structure number:000000000000535
Old structure number:020019028001260 (from 1992 edition)
Location:WEST END BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:779.9 ft. [237.7 m]
Total length:1221.2 ft. [372.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,705 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:51.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201551.3Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory37705
July 201348.8Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory37705
May 201158.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory12150
May 200957.5Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory14571
July 200749.9Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory34751
May 200552.7Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory33859
December 200452.9Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory33457
January 200450.3Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory33192
May 200145.2Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory32027
May 199946.2Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory32027