+39.28500, -76.55500
39°17'06" N, 76°33'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FOSTER AVENUE over I-895
Structure number:300000BCY125010
Location:MILEPOST M12.5
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1957
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:44,850 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:87.3 tons [79.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.4 tons [47.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201579.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
December 201365.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
February 201268.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
April 201168.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
May 201068.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
April 200979.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-44850
May 200879.9FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-44850
March 200779.9FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-44850
February 200691.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-44850
February 200591.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-44850
March 200491.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-44850
March 200391.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-44850
April 200291.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-44850
April 200198.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory--
March 200098.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory--
March 199898.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory--
March 199691.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory--
February 199491.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood--
January 199291.0GoodGoodGoodGood--