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DRAWBRIDGE RD over MIDDLETOWN BRANCH

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Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DRAWBRIDGE RD over MIDDLETOWN BRANCH
Structure number:200000D-0003020
Location:4.45 MI SE OF US RTE 50
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural 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 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]
Culvert condition:Large spalls, heavy scaling, wide cracks, considerable efflorescence or opened construction joint permitting loss of backfill. Considerable settlement or misalignment. Considerable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection throughout, extensive corrosion or deep pitting. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$34,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201569.7Poor4 out of 10SD400
December 201369.7Poor4 out of 10SD400
January 201269.7Poor4 out of 10SD400
March 201069.5Poor4 out of 10SD610
March 200899.7Good8 out of 10-610
December 200599.7Good9 out of 10-610