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US 5 (S END BR) over COMB AMTRAK & CONN RIV

Map

Coordinates:
+42.08142, -72.58315
42°04'53" N, 72°34'59" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 5 (S END BR) over COMB AMTRAK & CONN RIV
Structure number:A050010W6DOTNBI
Location:SOUTH END BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Total length:1459.1 ft. [444.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:2006
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:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:54,220 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:72.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$49,280,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5422072.5
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5060074.1
October 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5060074.1
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5060074.1
October 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5060074.1
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6090072.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.84836780320
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,41603,89710,224295
Steel Stringerlinear ft.15,6407,9656,585965125
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.90,59084,1405,4659850
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.113,700106,0247,3683080
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.86,85081,9574,849440
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.6,1403,0652,9511240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.504,000464,99531,3507,550105
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.6,2123,5872,4801450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.42,39342,228140250
Steel Gusset Plateeach1,4241,34915600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,39211,3770150
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.53116835940
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2090171380
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.5675372280
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.36096602004
Assembly with Sealeach2169640800
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach36181800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,040865123520
Fixed Bearingeach3643200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1761,10850126
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,5813,5365400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,10019,100000