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EAST THETFORD ROAD over CONNECTICUT RIVER

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Coordinates:
+43.81215, -72.18301
43°48'44" N, 72°10'59" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:EAST THETFORD ROAD over CONNECTICUT RIVER
Structure number:015700530011200
Location:0.1 MI FROM VERMONT SL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Total length:471.2 ft. [143.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1937
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,729 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:32.0
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 2018PoorFairPoorPoor172932.0
October 2017PoorFairPoorPoor210031.3
November 2016PoorFairPoorPoor210031.3
October 2015PoorFairPoorPoor210031.3
December 2014PoorFairPoorPoor210031.3
October 2013PoorFairPoorPoor250041.1
December 2011FairGoodFairFair250051.4
June 2009FairGoodFairFair230051.5
May 2007FairGoodFairFair250051.4
September 2003FairGoodFairFair280051.1
May 2001FairGoodFairFair180052.0
August 1999FairGoodFairFair180052.0
September 1997FairGoodFairFair180052.0
April 1995FairGoodFairFair180051.7
May 1993FairGoodFairFair170051.8
July 1991FairGoodFairFair210060.5