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VETERANS BRIDGE over ALLEGHENY RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+40.44853, -79.99174
40°26'55" N, 79°59'30" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:VETERANS BRIDGE over ALLEGHENY RIVER
Structure number:000000000001244
Old structure number:020579000415320 (from 1992 edition)
Location:VETERANS BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:440.0 ft. [134.1 m]
Total length:1049.9 ft. [320.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:139.1 ft. [42.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:142.4 ft. [43.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3277.7 ft. [999.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Year reconstructed:2012
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,475 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry 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 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]
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:93.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,427,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4547593.7
May 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4747195.8
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5005995.7
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2672496.8
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3500596.4
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood7019094.7
2005Good--Good4547593.0
May 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5497492.9
May 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5497492.9
May 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5497494.8
May 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5211895.1
May 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2728797.4
May 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2061788.5
May 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1972098.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,28806,28800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5,24005,24000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.149,627149,627000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.6,24406,24400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2424000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.302302000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.278278000
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.28614314300
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach2416800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,2004,200000