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BLUGRASS VALLEY RD over S BR POTOMAC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.49419, -79.56362
38°29'39" N, 79°33'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BLUGRASS VALLEY RD over S BR POTOMAC RIVER
Structure number:000000000010327
Location:0.25 RT 642 - 0.95 RT 637
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:24.8 tons [22.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.8 tons [14.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:24.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$360,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201524.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor261
August 201424.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor260
August 201324.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor260
August 201226.9Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor260
August 201126.9Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor260
August 201026.9Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor260
June 200926.9Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor260
June 200832.0Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor248
April 200733.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair245
May 200633.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair243
April 200533.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair237
April 200433.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair229
April 200333.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair210
April 200233.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair199
April 200133.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair199
May 200028.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair259
April 199930.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor259
March 199834.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor116
January 199734.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor209
March 199634.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor239
January 199534.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor239
January 199430.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor307
January 199234.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor215
November 199030.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor307