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HWY N WSHNGTN ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36786, -71.05911
42°22'04" N, 71°03'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts

Name:HWY N WSHNGTN ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:B1601637MMUNNBI
Old structure number:37MMUN896C16100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AT CHAS RIV NR BOS GARDEN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:423.9 ft. [129.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:101.1 ft. [30.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year reconstructed:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:43,300 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:38.8 tons [35.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.2 tons [21.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:25.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$33,692,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201625.6PoorFairSeriousPoorSD43300
August 201426.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoorSD40000
August 201249.9PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoorSD32100
August 201048.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD38400
August 200848.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD38400
August 200658.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD38400
July 200452.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD66000
July 200224.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD66000
November 200024.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD66000
April 199918.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO58200
November 199824.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO58200
May 199660.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-19900