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BELL AVENUE over SPRUCE RUN

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Coordinates:
+40.70686, -74.94334
40°42'25" N, 74°56'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BELL AVENUE over SPRUCE RUN
Structure number:10XXG62
Location:0.5 MI NORTH OF NJ 31
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Aluminum, Wrought Iron or Cast Iron [9]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:710 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:42.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,570,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodFairSatisfactory71042.2
July 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory70042.2
August 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory68736.2
August 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory67336.2
July 2009FairGoodFairFair66036.2
July 2007FairGoodFairFair65336.2
August 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory15646.4
August 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15056.4
August 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15056.0
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood8266.7
June 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood8266.7
June 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7570.8
June 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7570.8
May 1991PoorPoorCriticalFair7427.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.1648859170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,2101,01000200
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.72560160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.310310000
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach206860
Substructure
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.4118320
Bearings
Other Bearingeach40220
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1681402080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4484200028
Deck
Timber Slabsq. ft.1,2711,2264500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,271738105185