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US 1 B over DAMARISCOTTA RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+44.03351, -69.53388
44°02'01" N, 69°32'02" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 1 B over DAMARISCOTTA RIVER
Structure number:2215
Location:DAM-NEWCASTLE TL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,450 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:71.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1445071.0
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1001473.2
September 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory973065.8
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1050465.8
August 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1050465.8
December 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1072065.8
June 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1020665.8
December 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1056065.8
July 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1055565.8
September 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1391665.5
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1333065.5
June 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1259365.5
February 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1290365.5
November 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1456763.7
November 1993GoodGoodGoodGood1403063.8
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood1375071.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,34401,324200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,34401,1442000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,73706,73250
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.40251500
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.80453500
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.8080000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach168800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1601420
Fixed Bearingeach1616000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1601600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.336033600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.336033600