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ROSS FORDING ROAD over OCTORARO CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+39.88281, -75.99168
39°52'58" N, 75°59'30" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROSS FORDING ROAD over OCTORARO CREEK
Structure number:000000000010518
Old structure number:153052001000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NEAR COCHRANVILLE 35D10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1885
Year reconstructed:2018
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Main span material:Aluminum, Wrought Iron or Cast Iron [9]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:117 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:43.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$692,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory11743.6
July 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16435.2
March 2011PoorFairSeriousPoor16315.7
March 2009PoorFairPoorSatisfactory15315.8
April 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15217.4
March 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14737.2
October 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14437.3
November 2003FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14235.2
October 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13935.3
August 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13937.3
July 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3425.1
June 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3325.1
May 1998FairGoodFairFair3325.1
June 1997FairGoodFairFair3225.1
June 1996FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory3126.4
July 1995PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory3019.7
August 1994PoorPoorFairFair2923.8
August 1993PoorPoorFairFair2821.8
August 1992PoorPoorFairFair2823.8
August 1991FairFairFairFair2625.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.536536000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Trusslinear ft.175175000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.8484000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Substructure
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.82721000
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.1616000
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.1,4061,406000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Movable Bearingeach21100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Fixed Bearingeach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.178178000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000