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POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.48217, -79.50936
38°28'56" N, 79°30'34" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER
Structure number:000000000010226
Location:0.02 RT 625 - 0.01 RT 642
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:51.5 tons [46.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.7 tons [27.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$375,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201761.2FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1261
January 201560.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1501
January 201360.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1501
January 201160.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1501
December 200860.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1501
January 200860.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1417
February 200760.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1504
December 200562.2FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1469
December 200463.4FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1405
December 200364.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1041
December 200266.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-984
December 200166.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-984
October 200064.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-998
October 199964.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-998
October 199861.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1100
November 199761.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1100
October 199664.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-1000
August 199561.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-1000
September 199459.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1100
January 199462.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-972
September 199159.6FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1325
August 199059.6FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-1355