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FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+40.43957, -79.89967
40°26'22" N, 79°53'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW
Structure number:000000000002410
Old structure number:027301000030330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:301033 NEAR S BRADDOCK AV
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:446.9 ft. [136.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:14,500 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Operating rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:18.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201518.7Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory14500
September 201318.7Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory14500
September 201144.8Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory14500
September 200959.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory14500
March 200959.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood14500
September 200759.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood14500
September 200560.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood14500
September 200360.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood14500
November 200160.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood14500
November 199961.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood14500
November 199761.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood14500
December 199548.1Structurally deficientFairPoorGood14500
November 199364.1Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood14500
October 199166.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood14200