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US-23S over OHIO RIVER,CSX ,STREETS

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Coordinates:
+38.48417, -82.64139
38°29'03" N, 82°38'29" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-23S over OHIO RIVER,CSX ,STREETS
Structure number:010B00040N
Location:OHIO RIVER BRIDGE-ASHLAND
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:738.9 ft. [225.2 m]
Total length:2278.0 ft. [694.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,746 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances 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: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:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:47.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$9,396,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1074647.0
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1061447.0
September 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1061447.0
September 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1469647.0
September 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1466047.0
October 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1390032.4
October 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1250032.4
October 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1390032.4
October 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1710032.4
November 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1690046.0
November 2007FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1850046.0
February 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1757223.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2811,912298710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,59110,0582,7180815
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,24312,7521,426650
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.85,35970,86013,7990700
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.63,74054,1799,56100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.56,91031,09025,6102100
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,8252,0664971,2620
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.318,573249,85863,71505,000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,3312,152115640
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,26513,4673,4530345
Steel Gusset Plateeach336173381250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,1605,3502,4324,256122
Substructure
Steel Columneach2241080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5661,096042347
Reinforced Concrete Columneach85300
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.1198916140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5981203641824
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1144057170
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.18814432120
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.1308026240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.989248069249
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1511341250
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5004910
Compression Jointlinear ft.42525365350
Open Jointlinear ft.5005000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach861934330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25815405252
Fixed Bearingeach37513190
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1116702222
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7,4954,5262,96900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.49,9656,49534,9765,9962,498
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.728544801040