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COVER BRIDGE RD over PRINCESS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.83140, -75.52240
40°49'53" N, 75°31'21" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COVER BRIDGE RD over PRINCESS CREEK
Structure number:000000000009122
Old structure number:137207037690170 (from 1992 edition)
Location:LITTLE GAP COVERED BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1880
Year reconstructed:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:750 [as of 1979]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:50.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$95,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairVery GoodFairFair75050.0
December 2016FairVery GoodFairFair75050.0
December 2014FairExcellentFairFair75050.0
September 2014PoorSeriousPoorFair75034.6
September 2013PoorSeriousPoorFair75034.7
September 2011PoorSeriousPoorFair75034.7
January 2010PoorPoorFairSatisfactory75048.9
November 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory75050.9
January 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory75050.9
August 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory75050.6
August 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory75051.6
August 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory75051.6
August 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory75052.6
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory75063.7
August 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory75063.7
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory75063.7
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory75063.7
September 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood75063.7
September 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood75063.7
October 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood75063.7
October 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood75063.7