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HWY WESTERN AVE over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36425, -71.11690
42°21'51" N, 71°07'01" 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:9.8 ft. [3.0 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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:27,500 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:9% 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]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,153,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017Fair-FairSatisfactory2750048.0
November 2015Fair-FairSatisfactory2004348.0
November 2013Fair-FairSatisfactory3000048.0
November 2011Fair-FairSatisfactory3000048.0
November 2009Fair-FairSatisfactory3300063.3
November 1999Fair-GoodSatisfactory890078.9
November 1995Fair-GoodSatisfactory1386778.7
November 1993Fair-GoodSatisfactory2356477.8
November 1991Fair-GoodFair2400065.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1804361400
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.120080400
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.160016000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.560942612050