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WEST END BR over OHIO RIVER, CSX RR

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Coordinates:
+40.44439, -80.02819
40°26'40" N, 80°01'41" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST END BR over OHIO RIVER, CSX RR
Structure number:000000000000535
Old structure number:020019028001260 (from 1992 edition)
Location:WEST END BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:779.9 ft. [237.7 m]
Total length:1221.2 ft. [372.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:2703.5 ft. [824.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,858 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$657,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodFairSatisfactory3685848.0
May 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory3770551.3
July 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory3770548.8
May 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory1215058.4
May 2009FairGoodFairSatisfactory1457157.5
July 2007FairGoodFairSatisfactory3475149.9
2005Fair--Good3685848.0
May 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory3385952.7
December 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory3345752.9
January 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory3319250.3
May 2001FairGoodFairSatisfactory3202745.2
May 1999FairGoodFairSatisfactory3202746.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,56001,56000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.9,76809,5582100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.51,86349,2702,59300
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.8830839440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Steel Archlinear ft.1,56001,56000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.3,27801,9951,2830
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,37502,2451300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Substructure
Steel Columneach62400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5047210
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.3643481600
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.823834010
Compression Jointlinear ft.2051901500
Other Jointlinear ft.4141000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,01343,013000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,4432,434900