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RISING SUN LANE over BRANDYWINE CREEK

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Coordinates:
+39.76930, -75.57670
39°46'09" N, 75°34'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RISING SUN LANE over BRANDYWINE CREEK
Structure number:1001 279
Location:N/W WILMINGTON
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:123.0 ft. [37.5 m]
Total length:128.9 ft. [39.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,507 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:58.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$522,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryFair250758.4
April 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory347469.2
May 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory570468.5
May 2012GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good577968.5
May 2010GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good561966.5
October 2008PoorGoodSeriousFair57875.0
November 2007PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair53345.0
April 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor482616.7
September 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor482616.7
June 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor456620.6
March 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor417821.0
May 2001PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor388321.3
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor379921.4
December 1999PoorGoodPoorPoor379921.4
November 1998PoorGoodPoorPoor364146.8
November 1997PoorGoodPoorPoor463746.2
December 1996PoorGoodPoorPoor455746.5
March 1995FairGoodFairFair446554.8
April 1993FairGoodFairFair945033.1
May 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood890340.4