Share:

SHERMAN AVE over PAWCATUCK RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+41.44520, -71.62690
41°26'43" N, 71°37'37" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SHERMAN AVE over PAWCATUCK RIVER
Structure number:000000000001480
Location:0.1 Mi N of JCT RI 2
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1913
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:303 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:78.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$242,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory30378.0
September 2015Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory30378.0
September 2013Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory170042.0
September 2011Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory170042.5
October 2010Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory170044.1
November 2009Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory170070.5
January 2008Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory170073.5
November 2005Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory25073.7
August 2003Fair-SatisfactoryGood25073.5
October 2001Fair-SatisfactoryGood25073.5
September 1999Fair-SatisfactoryGood25073.5
June 1997Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory25073.5
August 1995Fair-SatisfactoryGood100073.4
May 1994Fair-SatisfactoryGood100073.4
June 1993Fair-SatisfactoryGood100072.4
May 1992Fair-SatisfactoryGood-92.5
September 1991Fair-SatisfactoryGood-87.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.4003460
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4304300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8017711