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HOWE ROAD over W BR SHEEPSCOT RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+44.25111, -69.58167
44°15'04" N, 69°34'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HOWE ROAD over W BR SHEEPSCOT RIVER
Structure number:3395
Location:1.5 MI SW RTE 17
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:312 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:17.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$153,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2015PoorPoorCriticalPoor31217.0
December 2014PoorPoorSeriousPoor34316.3
August 2013PoorPoorPoorPoor34331.7
July 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor34349.0
June 2011PoorPoorPoorPoor34150.0
January 2010PoorPoorFairPoor33850.0
November 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair35066.0
November 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair37566.0
December 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair43853.8
July 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair48554.8
November 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryFair47954.8
September 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryFair46554.8
June 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryFair44254.8
October 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory42865.8
August 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory41365.8
August 1990FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory42074.0