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POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.48217, -79.50936
38°28'56" N, 79°30'34" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER
Structure number:000000000010226
Location:0.02 RT 625 - 0.01 RT 642
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,501 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:51.5 tons [46.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.7 tons [27.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:60.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$375,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201560.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1501
January 201360.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1501
January 201160.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1501
December 200860.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1501
January 200860.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1417
February 200760.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1504
December 200562.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1469
December 200463.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1405
December 200364.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1041
December 200266.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory984
December 200166.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory984
October 200064.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory998
October 199964.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory998
October 199861.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1100
November 199761.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1100
October 199664.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory1000
August 199561.2Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory1000
September 199459.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1100
January 199462.3Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory972
September 199159.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1325
August 199059.6Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1355