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HWY MERIDIAN ST over WATER CHELSEA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.38566, -71.03930
42°23'08" N, 71°02'21" 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:19.7 ft. [6.0 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:29,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% 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]
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:$32,290,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018PoorFairPoorSatisfactory2900024.0
November 2016PoorFairPoorSatisfactory2360024.0
November 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2360025.0
November 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2360025.0
November 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2360046.1
December 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2360046.1
December 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2360050.0
December 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2490050.0
December 2002PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory2490047.6
December 2000PoorPoorPoorPoor2404044.6
December 1998PoorPoorPoorPoor2824044.6
December 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor1990044.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 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.979974050
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,42732,427000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,5301,5560648326
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Steel Gusset Plateeach5246060
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0401,040000
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.56828428400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164016400
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.68581000
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.13,03513,035000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.8080000
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.561056100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach62312803
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Fixed Bearingeach94474205
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1592,159000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000