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FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+40.43957, -79.89967
40°26'22" N, 79°53'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW
Structure number:000000000002410
Old structure number:027301000030330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:301033 NEAR S BRADDOCK AV
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:446.9 ft. [136.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
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:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:14,500 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Operating rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:18.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201518.7PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD14500
September 201318.7PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD14500
September 201144.8PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD14500
September 200959.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO14500
March 200959.9FairFairFairGoodFO14500
September 200759.9FairFairFairGoodFO14500
September 200560.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO14500
September 200360.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO14500
November 200160.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO14500
November 199961.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO14500
November 199761.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO14500
December 199548.1PoorFairPoorGoodSD14500
November 199364.1FairSatisfactoryFairGood-14500
October 199166.2FairSatisfactoryFairGood-14200