+39.63575, -77.12800
39°38'09" N, 77°07'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MD 832 over BEAR BRANCH
Structure number:100000060026010
Location:1.46 MILE SOUTH OF MD 84
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,662 [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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:87.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$87,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairFairFairFair166287.8
May 2015FairFairFairFair166287.8
May 2013FairFairFairFair166287.8
May 2011FairFairFairFair166287.8
May 2009FairFairFairFair163287.8
May 2007FairFairFairFair175087.8
May 2005FairFairFairFair175087.8
May 2003FairFairFairFair175087.8
May 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair115088.9
May 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair115088.9
May 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair115088.9
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair50089.0
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair50076.5
May 1991PoorFairFairPoor50059.5