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HWY MERIDIAN ST over WATER CHELSEA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.38399, -71.03932
42°23'02" N, 71°02'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:HWY MERIDIAN ST over WATER CHELSEA RIVER
Structure number:B16019383MUNNBI
Old structure number:383MUN896019100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:@ CHELSEA TL = C09005
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:225.1 ft. [68.6 m]
Total length:1075.2 ft. [327.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:23,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:7.9 tons [7.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:4.7 tons [4.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:24.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$34,286,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201624.0PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD23600
November 201425.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD23600
November 201225.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD23600
November 201046.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-23600
December 200846.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-23600
December 200650.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-23600
December 200450.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-24900
December 200247.6PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD24900
December 200044.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD24040
December 199844.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD28240
December 199644.1PoorPoorPoorPoorSD19900