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FRONT ST over NANTICOKE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.64034, -75.60903
38°38'25" N, 75°36'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FRONT ST over NANTICOKE RIVER
Structure number:3151 013
Location:SEAFORD
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Total length:201.8 ft. [61.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1926
Year reconstructed:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:12,268 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:47.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$756,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory1226847.0
May 2016PoorFairPoorFair1207745.9
May 2014FairFairGoodFair897147.1
May 2012FairFairGoodFair615448.4
May 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair910648.2
June 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair910648.2
October 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair937848.0
November 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood796059.3
September 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood739959.5
September 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood594360.0
December 2000FairGoodFairGood1408646.0
July 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1378057.2
August 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1628756.3
August 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood1628732.6
September 1996PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood1600630.0
October 1995PoorGoodPoorGood1132336.4
November 1994PoorGoodPoorGood1093826.4
August 1993PoorGoodPoorVery Good1074526.5
December 1992PoorGoodPoorExcellent1029326.9
August 1991PoorPoorSeriousFair102934.0