RS 1556 Falcon Rd. over DELAWARE RIVER


+39.71612, -95.67630
39°42'58" N, 95°40'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RS 1556 Falcon Rd. over DELAWARE RIVER
Structure number:000000000070050
Location:0.3N 3.8W OF MERCIER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1994
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:57 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:100.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good57100.0
February 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25099.8
April 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25099.8
January 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25099.8
March 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood25099.8
February 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25099.8
November 2005GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
February 2004GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
December 2001GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
December 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
May 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
February 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent25099.8
June 1994FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9639.4
May 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9639.4
September 1990FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8739.4