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HOWARD STREET over I-83, CSX, MTA, AMTRAK,

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Coordinates:
+39.30833, -76.62167
39°18'30" N, 76°37'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:HOWARD STREET over I-83, CSX, MTA, AMTRAK,
Structure number:200000BC1405010
Location:0.2 MI N MOUNT ROYAL AVE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:271.0 ft. [82.6 m]
Total length:979.1 ft. [298.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:28,810 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.0 tons [20.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:22.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,185,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201622.3PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD28810
March 201422.3PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD28810
January 201432.9PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD16530
December 201228.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD16530
December 201128.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD16530
October 201028.0PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD16530
January 201053.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO16530
January 200853.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO16530
September 200547.8FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO16530
March 200447.8FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO16530
February 200247.8FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO16530
February 200048.4FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO14503
March 199854.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO14503
March 199554.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14503
October 199254.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14503
December 199054.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14503