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BYPASSED HISTORIC over MERRIMACK RIVER

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

Map

Coordinates:
+43.31736, -71.61808
43°19'02" N, 71°37'05" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BYPASSED HISTORIC over MERRIMACK RIVER
Structure number:002601320008500
Location:BOSCAWEN-CANTERBURY TL
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Total length:347.1 ft. [105.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1907
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Unknown [*]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2008Fair--Satisfactory-0.0
October 1999Poor-Imminent FailureSatisfactory-0.0