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HWY WESTERN AVE over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36417, -71.11750
42°21'51" N, 71°07'03" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HWY WESTERN AVE over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:B160104EPDOTNBI
Old structure number:MDC896036100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CITY LINE BOS CAMB
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:279.9 ft. [85.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1924
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,043 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Inventory rating:78.5 tons [71.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,861,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201548.0Fair-FairSatisfactory-20043
November 201348.0Fair-FairSatisfactory-30000
November 201148.0Fair-FairSatisfactory-30000
November 200963.3Fair-FairSatisfactory-33000
November 199978.9Fair-GoodSatisfactory-8900
November 199578.7Fair-GoodSatisfactory-13867
November 199377.8Fair-GoodSatisfactory-23564
November 199165.3Fair-GoodFair-24000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.18020201400
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.120080400
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.160016000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.560952602050