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ROUTE 712 (BRIDGE over HOUSATONIC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.34153, -73.09113
41°20'30" N, 73°05'28" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 712 (BRIDGE over HOUSATONIC RIVER
Structure number:01659
Location:0.13 MI EAST OF RTE 110
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Total length:465.9 ft. [142.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.3 ft. [20.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1918
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,800 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:96.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1280096.0
May 2016Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1320092.9
May 2014Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1300092.9
March 2012Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1300092.9
February 2010Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1390092.7
December 2007Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1350092.8
December 2005Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1240093.1
December 2003Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1240093.1
June 2001Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1240093.1
January 1999Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1240093.1
September 1996Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1240093.1
September 1994Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1320093.0
May 1992Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1980091.5
July 1990Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory1370092.9