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ROUTE 128 over HOUSATONIC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.87156, -73.36378
41°52'18" N, 73°21'50" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 128 over HOUSATONIC RIVER
Structure number:01338
Location:.5MI E OF US ROUTE 7 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Total length:172.9 ft. [52.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:10.5 ft. [3.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1841
Year reconstructed:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Orthotropic [08]
Deck type:Steel plate (includes orthotropic) [5]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,400 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:61.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair140061.4
May 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair140061.4
May 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair140061.4
May 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair150061.2
May 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair190060.1
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair190060.1
June 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair170060.6
September 2004FairGoodGoodFair150061.2
May 2002FairGoodGoodFair150061.2
May 2000FairGoodGoodFair130061.7
January 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory120073.4
January 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory150072.9
December 1993FairGoodGoodSatisfactory130073.3
December 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory130073.3