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DEMOCRACY BLVD over BUCK BRANCH

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Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DEMOCRACY BLVD over BUCK BRANCH
Structure number:200000M-0240020
Location:2 MI E OF JCT SR MD 189
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:48.2 ft. [14.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1988
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,800 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Inventory rating:91.3 tons [83.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201596.1Fair6 out of 10-13800
February 201396.1Fair6 out of 10-13800
February 201196.3Fair6 out of 10-13000
February 200996.3Fair6 out of 10-13000
February 200796.3Fair6 out of 10-13000
February 200596.3Fair6 out of 10-13000
February 200396.3Fair6 out of 10-13000
February 200194.6Good7 out of 10-14420
February 199994.6Good7 out of 10-14420
January 199798.0Good7 out of 10-14420