I-83 over JONES FALLS (MI. 7.1 TO


+39.33619, -76.64558
39°20'10" N, 76°38'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-83 over JONES FALLS (MI. 7.1 TO
Structure number:200000BC3115010
Location:0.6 MI S COLD SPRING LN
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:1199.2 ft. [365.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1987
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:21
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:105,600 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$193,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201767.0FairFairFairFair-105600
January 201567.0FairFairFairFair-105600
January 201467.0FairFairFairFair-105600
January 201367.0FairFairFairFair-105600
January 201265.0FairFairFairFair-105600
January 201165.0FairFairFairFair-105600
March 201065.0FairFairFairFair-105600
August 200865.0FairFairFairFair-105600
June 200765.0FairFairFairFair-105600
November 200565.0FairFairFairFair-105600
November 200365.0FairFairFairFair-105600
March 200265.0FairFairFairFair-91000
January 200065.0FairFairFairFair-91000
January 199865.0FairFairFairFair-91000
March 199577.0GoodGoodGoodGood-91000
December 199279.0GoodGoodGoodGood-91000
December 199088.7GoodGoodGoodGood-20499