DEL 896, US71,301S over C&D CANAL


+39.54083, -75.73833
39°32'27" N, 75°44'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DEL 896, US71,301S over C&D CANAL
Structure number:000000001494016
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:600.1 ft. [182.9 m]
Total length:2058.2 ft. [627.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:58.4 ft. [17.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:131.2 ft. [40.0 m]
Owner:Corps of Engineers (Civil) [70]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1987
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 [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,840 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:56.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$510,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2684056.0
November 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2110767.2
December 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2110751.8
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2280183.3
June 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2280171.3
March 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2486170.7
June 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2944881.6
May 2004FairGoodGoodFair3419468.0
May 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3419780.4
April 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2490282.7
May 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2136383.6
November 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2288083.2
April 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1814284.6