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POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over E BRANCH STRAIT CREEK

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Coordinates:
+38.44795, -79.53427
38°26'53" N, 79°32'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over E BRANCH STRAIT CREEK
Structure number:000000000010228
Location:0.51 RT 632S-0.04 RT 629
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
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: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:65.3 tons [59.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.6 tons [34.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:47.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$550,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201547.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor1261
March 201446.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor1501
March 201246.5Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor1501
September 201063.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair1501
August 200866.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair1501
September 200663.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair1504
August 200466.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair1405
September 200268.0Not deficientFairFairFair984
September 200066.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory998
September 199866.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory998
October 199666.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory1000
September 199465.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1100
August 199267.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory972
August 199065.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1345