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WILKENS AVENUE over GWYNNS FALLS

Map

Coordinates:
+39.27667, -76.66167
39°16'36" N, 76°39'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WILKENS AVENUE over GWYNNS FALLS
Structure number:200000BC5202010
Location:0.4 MI E CATON AVE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Total length:126.0 ft. [38.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,470 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:43.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$74,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017Poor-PoorFair3547043.7
December 2015Poor-FairPoor3547043.7
December 2013Poor-SatisfactoryPoor3547043.7
December 2011PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor3547043.7
November 2009PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor3547043.7
November 2007PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor3547043.7
October 2005PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor3547043.7
October 2003Fair-SatisfactoryFair3547061.6
December 2001PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor3080045.0
January 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3080074.6
January 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3080074.6
June 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3080075.3
October 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2070478.2
October 1990Fair-GoodSatisfactory2070478.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.76046300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1523711500
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.350350000
Masonry Bridge Raillinear ft.35029635136