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I 90 over WATER CONNECTICUT RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+42.15401, -72.62747
42°09'14" N, 72°37'39" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 90 over WATER CONNECTICUT RIVER
Structure number:C130234HLDOTNBI
Old structure number:MTA209000101 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.6 MI E. INT. 4 F1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Total length:1404.9 ft. [428.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:53.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$56,885,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair4850053.9
August 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair4850041.9
August 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair4850072.0
August 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair3233177.3
August 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair3233177.3
March 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3233178.3
February 1996GoodGoodGoodGood3684689.7
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood3085891.1
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood3085891.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4502,02004300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.62,900053,2009,7000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2302,8941601760
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,61014,5600500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.68,17040064,7703,0000
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Decksq. ft.102,816102,26005560
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.102,81695,20107,6150
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3,5643,33102330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44,00031542,7409450
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.13,4405,41008,0300
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,4407,88505,5550
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach109010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.64033003100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.42015002700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.53440101330
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.960096000
Assembly with Sealeach8080000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach124440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4800400800
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.160080800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,8002,7900100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.27,000019,0008,0000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,2004,07012550