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COUNTY RT 543 over RANCOCAS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.04500, -74.95833
40°02'42" N, 74°57'30" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COUNTY RT 543 over RANCOCAS CREEK
Structure number:3000003
Location:5.26 MI NE OF NJ RT 73
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Total length:397.0 ft. [121.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:2013
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,200 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:61.9
Estimated cost of work:$11,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory2520061.9
July 2016FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory2520061.9
October 2014FairFairFairFair2520067.4
July 2012FairFairFairFair2520067.4
August 2010FairFairFairFair2520067.4
September 2008FairFairFairFair2520067.4
July 2006FairFairFairFair2350062.5
May 2005FairFairFairFair2350062.5
August 2003FairFairFairFair2350062.5
October 2001FairFairFairFair2350062.2
August 2001FairFairFairFair2350062.2
September 1999FairFairFairFair2350062.2
July 1998FairFairFairFair2390062.0
August 1996FairFairFairFair2320062.3
August 1995FairFairFairFair2320062.6
July 1994FairFairFairFair2320073.8
October 1992FairFairFairFair2320062.6
November 1991FairFairFairFair2320062.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,6263,5878901490
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,12020,7521,8365320
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,3388,338000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,1148,114000
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.7872811933130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9203,295546790
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,2188721881580
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,7448,860802820
Steel Gusset Plateeach312031020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,5602,5390210
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1360123130
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100066340
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.236236000
Timber Pileeach225225000
Deck
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.5,9205,920000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,7605,754600
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.88325600
Open Jointlinear ft.8888000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach62400
Fixed Bearingeach62400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4804800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1581,1120460
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,6913,4911,20000