Vinalhaven Ferry S over Carvers Harbor


+44.04370, -68.83971
44°02'37" N, 68°50'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Vinalhaven Ferry S over Carvers Harbor
Structure number:6351
Location:Atlantic Ocean
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2012
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:528 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
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:61.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018GoodGoodGoodGood52861.8
September 2017GoodGoodGoodGood52860.2
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood51760.3
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood10179.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.140140000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5605045600
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3333000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1321122000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.148148000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5925029000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1919000
Steel Pileeach9090000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,3753,03803370
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.178178000
Open Grid Decksq. ft.560560000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.210210000
Fixed Bearingeach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.20200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.160160000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.640640000