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ROUTE 238 over DECKER COVE (ATLANTIC O)

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Coordinates:
+43.84022, -69.65577
43°50'25" N, 69°39'21" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 238 over DECKER COVE (ATLANTIC O)
Structure number:2848
Location:100 FT S OF ROUTE 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:195.9 ft. [59.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,410 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 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:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:44.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair141044.6
October 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair138544.6
August 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair137047.8
February 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair130347.8
July 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory129560.9
October 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory133060.9
October 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory111160.9
March 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory115060.9
September 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair143060.9
January 2004PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor143047.4
November 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair125060.5
November 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair144260.5
September 1997FairGoodFairFair133160.5
January 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryFair143360.5
January 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryFair138060.5
November 1991PoorGoodSatisfactorySerious145034.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9800950300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.98000380600
Substructure
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.44192050
Timber Pileeach42020220
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.6764300
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.4,53104,53100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2002000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000200
Fixed Bearingeach2002000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3925933300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.392000392