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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

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4382,4053300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,8953,88792611305
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.52,04446,9505,09400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.34,12232,4161,70600
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.449449000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,5301,5560648326
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.56828428400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164016400
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.13,03513,035000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.561056100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach3102803
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Fixed Bearingeach4704205
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1592,159000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000