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POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over E BRANCH STRAIT CREEK

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Coordinates:
+38.44795, -79.53427
38°26'53" N, 79°32'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over E BRANCH STRAIT CREEK
Structure number:000000000010228
Location:0.51 RT 632S-0.04 RT 629
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
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: March 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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 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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:65.3 tons [59.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.6 tons [34.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:47.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$550,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201747.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD1261
March 201547.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD1261
March 201446.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD1501
March 201246.5PoorPoorFairPoorSD1501
September 201063.9PoorPoorFairFairSD1501
August 200866.0FairFairFairFairFO1501
September 200663.0FairFairFairFairFO1504
August 200466.0FairFairFairFairFO1405
September 200268.0FairFairFairFair-984
September 200066.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-998
September 199866.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-998
October 199666.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-1000
September 199465.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1100
August 199267.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-972
August 199065.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO1345