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CHESTNUT STREET over LEHIGH R,BRIDGE ST.NS RR

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Coordinates:
+40.67590, -75.48960
40°40'33" N, 75°29'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CHESTNUT STREET over LEHIGH R,BRIDGE ST.NS RR
Structure number:000000000023530
Old structure number:397404000090020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:COPLAY/NORTHAMPTON
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:213.9 ft. [65.2 m]
Total length:1124.1 ft. [342.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:3,000 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:13.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,306,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016PoorPoorSeriousSerious300013.8
May 2015PoorPoorSeriousSerious300013.8
May 2014PoorPoorSeriousSerious300013.5
May 2013PoorPoorPoorSerious300013.8
June 2012PoorPoorPoorSerious300014.8
June 2010PoorPoorPoorSerious300013.8
June 2009PoorPoorPoorSerious200016.6
June 2007PoorFairPoorPoor200035.4
June 2006PoorFairPoorPoor200042.7
June 2005PoorFairPoorPoor200042.5
June 2004PoorFairPoorPoor200042.5
June 2003PoorFairFairPoor200042.5
June 2002PoorFairFairCritical20000.0
June 2001PoorFairFairCritical20000.0
June 2000FairFairFairFair200056.0
May 1998FairFairFairFair200056.0
August 1997PoorSeriousFairFair200056.0
July 1995PoorSeriousFairFair200053.0
February 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor200043.7
January 1992PoorSeriousPoorFair200043.7