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SCHOOL ST over BLACKSTONE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.95318, -71.45221
41°57'11" N, 71°27'08" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SCHOOL ST over BLACKSTONE RIVER
Structure number:000000000001640
Location:1.0 Mi W of JCT RI 122
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:99.4 ft. [30.3 m]
Total length:207.0 ft. [63.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1885
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,752 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:64.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of relocation of road. [32]
Estimated cost of work:$4,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryFair275264.7
April 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryFair275264.7
May 2014FairGoodGoodFair300063.9
May 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory300074.6
May 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory300076.4
May 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory560075.9
May 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory350973.3
June 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood350976.3
August 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood350976.3
August 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood340076.3
June 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood340076.3
October 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodFair20068.0
July 1995PoorFairPoorFair98006.0
May 1994PoorFairPoorFair98006.0
August 1993PoorFairPoorFair98006.0
July 1992PoorFairPoorFair32008.8
June 1991PoorFairPoorFair32008.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1931,07499200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,31612,43501,431450
Timber Stringerlinear ft.597342200550
Steel Trusslinear ft.400278101183
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,4328,395094394
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.9893500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5455180027
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.25101500
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.4800480
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.2525000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.41170024
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.6,3744,6801,69400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,2444,239050
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach63300
Movable Bearingeach1601240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32160124
Fixed Bearingeach106400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2010064
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.62405366919
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,87200936936