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HWY ELM ST over WATER TAUNTON RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+41.83481, -71.10761
41°50'05" N, 71°06'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HWY ELM ST over WATER TAUNTON RIVER
Structure number:B080013J1MUNNBI
Old structure number:MUN605012100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:OVER TAUNTON AT DIGHTON
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:320.9 ft. [97.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1896
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2009

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,040 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Sufficiency rating:18.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$8,389,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2009PoorSatisfactoryCriticalPoor704018.0
August 1999PoorGoodCriticalFair47203.0
November 1991PoorFairSeriousSerious70002.0