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LRD W CHERRY ST over MILWAUKEE RIVER

Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:LRD W CHERRY ST over MILWAUKEE RIVER
Structure number:P40086400000000
Location:0.3M N JCT USH 18
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Total length:229.0 ft. [69.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1940
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:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,908 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:59.3 tons [53.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:47.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,778,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201547.1Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2908
May 201448.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor2563
May 201244.9Structurally deficientGoodSatisfactoryPoor3600
April 201070.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryGood3600
June 200970.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryGood3600
April 200870.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryGood3600
June 200670.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryGood3600
October 200465.3Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactoryGood3600
October 200245.5Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactoryPoor3900
August 200049.7Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryPoor3900
July 199843.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor2800
January 199743.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor2800
September 199443.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor2800
August 199242.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryPoor2800
November 199042.0Structurally deficientFairPoorPoor2800