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BLUGRASS VALLEY RD over S BR POTOMAC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.49419, -79.56362
38°29'39" N, 79°33'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BLUGRASS VALLEY RD over S BR POTOMAC RIVER
Structure number:000000000010327
Location:0.25 RT 642 - 0.95 RT 637
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
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:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:14.0 tons [12.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:11.0 tons [10.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:13.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$360,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201613.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD261
August 201524.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD261
August 201424.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD260
August 201324.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD260
August 201226.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD260
August 201126.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD260
August 201026.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD260
June 200926.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD260
June 200832.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD248
April 200733.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD245
May 200633.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD243
April 200533.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD237
April 200433.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD229
April 200333.3PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD210
April 200233.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD199
April 200133.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD199
May 200028.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD259
April 199930.2PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD259
March 199834.7PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD116
January 199734.7PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD209
March 199634.4PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD239
January 199534.4PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD239
January 199430.2PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD307
January 199234.4PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD215
November 199030.2PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD307