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ROUTE 15 over HOUSATONIC RIVER & MNRR

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Coordinates:
+41.24634, -73.09211
41°14'47" N, 73°05'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 15 over HOUSATONIC RIVER & MNRR
Structure number:00761
Location:RTE 15 BETWEEN EX 53 & 54
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:394.0 ft. [120.1 m]
Total length:1824.2 ft. [556.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:110.2 ft. [33.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:131.6 ft. [40.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2004
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for other load-capacity restriction [R]
Average daily traffic:90,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018GoodGoodGoodGood9090085.0
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood9090085.0
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood8280085.0
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood8240085.0
November 2010GoodGoodGoodGood8140085.0
December 2008GoodGoodGoodGood8020083.0
December 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good7970054.0
May 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good7970054.0
March 2003PoorFairPoorPoor6870026.0
April 2001PoorFairFairPoor6870026.0
May 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory6870042.0
April 1997PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor6800027.0
April 1995PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor6670026.0
January 1993PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor5680022.9
February 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4780038.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.23,40023,08830750
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.239,885239,68120400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach80800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3553302500
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.6046054400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.52632420200
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach7807800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8241,052730420
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9,1208,0621,05800