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SMITH AVENUE over JONES FALLS

Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SMITH AVENUE over JONES FALLS
Structure number:200000BC3509010
Location:INTER. WITH FALLS ROAD
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:118.1 ft. [36.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1963
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,284 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Inventory rating:68.3 tons [62.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$191,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201667.9FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO7284
September 201468.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
September 201268.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
September 201068.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
October 200968.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
October 200768.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
October 200568.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
October 200368.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6660
November 200179.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5739
November 199979.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5739
November 199779.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5739
January 199779.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5739
March 199567.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO5739
October 199269.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO5739
October 199080.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO5739