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US 40 over PATAPSCO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+39.29506, -76.77884
39°17'42" N, 76°46'44" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 40 over PATAPSCO RIVER
Structure number:100000030109010
Location:ON HOWARD CO LINE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:334.0 ft. [101.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.4 ft. [18.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:2011
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,530 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:66.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,307,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3753066.0
April 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3753066.0
March 2013GoodVery GoodGoodGood3753061.9
July 2009PoorPoorFairFair3958147.9
June 2008PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair3958147.9
June 2007PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair4177547.9
May 2006PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair4177547.9
April 2005PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory4177558.9
March 2004PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory4177558.9
February 2003PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory4102558.9
January 2002PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory4102558.9
January 2000PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory4102558.9
January 1999FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4102560.9
January 1998FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4102560.9
January 1997FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4102560.9
January 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5557563.9
July 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5557552.9
March 1993FairFairSatisfactoryFair5557551.9
April 1992PoorFairFairPoor5557535.9
February 1991PoorFairFairPoor5557535.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Stringerlinear ft.878878000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.19,85919,8392000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,02016,020000
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.540054000
Reinforced Concrete Floor Beamlinear ft.1,4801,480000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach8484000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100100000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.40020020000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3603451500