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GUNPOWDER ROAD over GUNPOWDER FALLS

Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:GUNPOWDER ROAD over GUNPOWDER FALLS
Structure number:200000BC6517010
Location:2.3 MI S MD.-PA. ST LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1968
Year reconstructed:1990
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:125 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Inventory rating:67.3 tons [61.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$56,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201681.9FairGoodFairSatisfactory-125
October 201481.9FairGoodFairSatisfactory-125
October 201281.9FairGoodFairSatisfactory-125
October 201093.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
November 200993.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
November 200794.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
October 200594.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
September 200394.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-125
November 200194.0GoodGoodGoodGood-100
November 199994.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-100
January 199894.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-100
July 199593.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-100
January 199392.0FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory-100
January 199192.0GoodExcellentGoodGood-100