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ST 7 A/ASHLEY FLS over WATER HOUSATONIC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.06959, -73.34016
42°04'11" N, 73°20'25" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ST 7 A/ASHLEY FLS over WATER HOUSATONIC RIVER
Structure number:S100020D5DOTNBI
Old structure number:854132016101 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.6 MI N OF CONN SL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Total length:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:33.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,287,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorGoodPoorFair40033.1
June 2015PoorGoodPoorFair40033.1
June 2013PoorGoodPoorFair40033.1
June 2011PoorGoodPoorFair40035.1
June 2009PoorGoodPoorFair40049.4
July 1999FairVery GoodFairGood30062.9
July 1995FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory70065.2
June 1993FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory70065.2
February 1991FairVery GoodFairFair63965.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.925367980163
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,9282,43049800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,9282,43049800
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.20701415214
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.17101252818
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.89741500
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.5304850
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1101100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Fixed Bearingeach110605
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.21001264242
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000