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I-83 over MTA AND JONES FALLS

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Coordinates:
+39.32735, -76.64038
39°19'38" N, 76°38'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:I-83 over MTA AND JONES FALLS
Structure number:200000BC3113010
Location:1.1 MI S OF COLD SPRING L
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Total length:780.9 ft. [238.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:112.2 ft. [34.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1988
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:8
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,800 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$837,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201681.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23800
September 201581.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23800
December 201481.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23800
December 201275.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23800
December 201173.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23800
June 201087.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-23800
May 200887.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-23800
June 200785.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-23800
December 200585.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-23800
November 200385.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-23800
December 200185.5GoodGoodGoodGood-20499
February 200085.5GoodGoodGoodGood-20499
January 199885.5GoodGoodGoodGood-20499
March 199584.3GoodGoodGoodGood-20499
December 199286.4GoodGoodGoodGood-20499
December 199086.4GoodGoodGoodGood-20499