+38.55792, -76.87445
38°33'29" N, 76°52'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MD 488 over PINEY BRANCH
Structure number:100000080045020
Location:0.92 MILE WEST OF MD 5
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,540 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:95.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2017Good7 out of 10654095.1
December 2015Good7 out of 10654095.1
October 2013Good7 out of 10654095.1
October 2011Good7 out of 10654095.1
October 2009Good7 out of 10693094.8
October 2007Good7 out of 10642595.2
October 2005Good7 out of 10642595.2
October 2003Good7 out of 10642595.2
October 2001Good7 out of 10492596.3
October 1999Good7 out of 10492596.3
October 1997Good7 out of 10492596.3
October 1995Good7 out of 10600095.5
June 1993Good7 out of 10600095.5