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US 2 over CONNECTICUT RIVER

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Coordinates:
+44.49616, -71.59438
44°29'46" N, 71°35'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 2 over CONNECTICUT RIVER
Structure number:014101110012900
Location:AT VERMONT STATE LINE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:403.9 ft. [123.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:33.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,142,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017PoorPoorPoorPoor350033.4
November 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor350033.4
November 2015PoorPoorPoorPoor380032.8
December 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor380032.8
December 2013PoorPoorPoorPoor380032.8
September 2011FairFairFairFair370046.9
July 2011FairFairFairFair370046.9
June 2009FairFairFairFair400042.1
May 2007FairFairFairFair372742.5
October 2003FairFairFairFair430046.0
June 2001FairFairFairFair460038.7
August 1999FairFairFairFair460041.2
September 1997FairFairFairFair460041.2
April 1995FairFairFairFair460049.8
June 1993FairFairFairFair410050.4
July 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory410050.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,36414362,6181,309
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1000106030
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,79412,1986,5950
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.100633700
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.79706381590
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100001000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,25009383120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100100000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4300430
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.102722550
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,79801,79800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100000100
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.2,00202,00200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100100000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3232000
Open Jointlinear ft.6060000
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.2,19602,19600
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100100000
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100100000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.80406431538
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.8047881600