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BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE over MON RIVER, CSX RR

Map

Coordinates:
+40.43213, -79.97387
40°25'56" N, 79°58'26" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE over MON RIVER, CSX RR
Structure number:000000000001640
Old structure number:022085001005860 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:620.1 ft. [189.0 m]
Total length:1662.2 ft. [506.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:90.2 ft. [27.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
Year reconstructed:2016
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:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,185 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.9 tons [29.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,796,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201660.7FairSatisfactoryFairFair-20185
July 201463.4FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO20642
July 201268.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO11379
July 201068.2FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO11057
July 200980.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO11057
November 200774.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO23800
July 200674.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO23422
March 200547.2PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD23190
July 200447.2PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD23190
July 200360.9FairGoodFairSatisfactory-32405
August 200249.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD31832
May 200149.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD31267
May 200049.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD31267
July 199949.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD30714
July 199849.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD30112
July 199749.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD29580
July 199649.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD29580
June 199547.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD28064
July 199447.9PoorGoodPoorSatisfactorySD27622

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,2401,1600800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.17,3649,4057,95900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.118,285118,285000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.12,40012,284105110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.193,641183,9599,68200
Superstructure
Steel Archlinear ft.1,24074449600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.3,27801,3801,8980
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,2161,3236522410
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7669700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.343343000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.130130000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,5181,231227600
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.594594000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.103103000
Assembly with Sealeach111111000
Other Jointlinear ft.109109000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1534683024
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.96,77896,778000
Fixed Bearingeach129129000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.86,02586,025000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,3832,383000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.118,285118,285000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,6686,659360