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Rte. 175 over Chincoteague Channel

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+37.93461, -75.37814
37°56'05" N, 75°22'41" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Rte. 175 over Chincoteague Channel
Structure number:000000000000354
Location:10.44 Mi. to Rte. 13
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:502.0 ft. [153.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2010

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,482 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:18.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,944,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2010PoorFairPoorFair748218.2
June 1999PoorFairPoorFair550023.0
August 1991PoorFairPoorFair696019.0