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US 6 (DRAWBRIDGE) over WATER ACUSHNET RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.63916, -70.91786
41°38'21" N, 70°55'04" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 6 (DRAWBRIDGE) over WATER ACUSHNET RIVER
Structure number:F010023PFDOTNBI
Old structure number:3PF035614DBR101 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.4 MI W OF NBED
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:142.1 ft. [43.3 m]
Total length:283.2 ft. [86.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:54.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$9,689,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodFairSatisfactory1800054.6
May 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory3020050.0
May 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory3020050.0
May 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1790054.6
May 2009PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory1790039.4
April 1999PoorVery GoodPoorSatisfactory2980039.0
April 1997PoorVery GoodCriticalFair286007.0
May 1995PoorPoorPoorFair190004.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.120120000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5401,540000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5,9405,937030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.29,94029,940000
Steel Trusslinear ft.5703901302525
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,12013,6205,4302050
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.810630801000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.27,17120,1715,0002,0000
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.9,81009,81000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,8109,810000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.4,1504,1203000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,1503,1201,020100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.150150000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.57647284200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,7501,750000