+41.61661, -71.25265
41°36'60" N, 71°15'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SPRAGUE ST over RI 24
Structure number:000000000006440
Location:0.5 Mi W of JCT RI 138
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:86.6 ft. [26.4 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:41°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,969 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:63.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,099,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory396963.5
March 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory396963.8
April 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory396963.8
April 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory290063.9
April 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280073.6
May 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280077.5
May 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280077.5
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory262985.1
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory262985.1
February 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory262985.1
November 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory240086.1
October 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory230085.2
September 1994FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory300064.6
October 1992FairSatisfactoryFairGood300070.0
July 1990FairSatisfactoryFairGood300070.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,038920101008
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,6319,631001,000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,0886,085988150
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,9004,4003431570
Reinforced Concrete Columneach33000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.108653670
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.8643640200300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.52033190
Pourable Jointlinear ft.111011100
Movable Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24001212
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2400024
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3502648510
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.70060010000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2618008