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JAMES ST. over CHRISTINA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+39.71050, -75.60879
39°42'38" N, 75°36'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:JAMES ST. over CHRISTINA RIVER
Structure number:1159 327
Location:NEWPORT BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Total length:212.9 ft. [64.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,421 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:42.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,700,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorFairSeriousFair242142.5
June 2017PoorFairSeriousFair240442.6
May 2016PoorFairSeriousFair240442.6
May 2015PoorFairSeriousFair372736.0
May 2014PoorFairSeriousFair372736.0
May 2013PoorFairSeriousFair372736.0
May 2012PoorFairSeriousFair372736.0
April 2011PoorFairSeriousFair372736.0
April 2010PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory372737.0
October 2009PoorSeriousCriticalSatisfactory372715.3
October 2008PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory383933.9
October 2007PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory353933.9
March 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory303073.6
April 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory283673.7
February 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory325073.6
April 1999FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory304773.6
June 1997FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory293373.7
May 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory269181.0
October 1993FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory255481.0
July 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood266178.1