Century Lane over Poquessing Creek


+40.10814, -74.96541
40°06'29" N, 74°57'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Century Lane over Poquessing Creek
Structure number:000000000039241
Old structure number:677301019000300 (from 1992 edition)
Location:E of Mechanicsville 10E10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1853
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:100 [as of 1981]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$231,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201684.0Fair-FairFair-100
July 201484.0Fair-FairFair-100
July 201272.1Fair-SatisfactoryFair-100
July 201037.9Fair-SatisfactoryFairFO100
July 200837.9Fair-SatisfactoryFairFO100
July 200637.9Fair-SatisfactoryFairFO100
July 200437.9Poor-CriticalSeriousSD100
July 200235.9Poor-CriticalSeriousSD100
July 200035.9Poor-SeriousSeriousSD100
July 199835.9Poor-SeriousSeriousSD100
July 199635.9Poor-PoorPoorSD100
July 199438.9Fair--FairFO100
July 199238.9Fair--FairFO100
July 199034.9Poor---SD100