MD 144 over TOWN CREEK


+39.69510, -78.54769
39°41'42" N, 78°32'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MD 144 over TOWN CREEK
Structure number:100000010034010
Location:0.37 MI E OF US 40AF
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:199.2 ft. [60.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,121 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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: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:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:77.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$503,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairFairFair112177.5
April 2015FairFairFairFair112177.5
April 2013FairFairFairFair112177.5
May 2011FairFairFairFair112177.5
April 2009FairFairFairFair116177.5
April 2007FairFairFairFair107577.6
April 2005FairFairFairFair107577.6
April 2003PoorPoorFairFair107575.6
April 2001PoorPoorFairFair75078.5
April 1999FairFairFairFair75080.6
April 1997PoorPoorFairFair75078.5
April 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29992.9
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29992.9
April 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory989571.3