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MA ROUTE 28 over CAPE COD CANAL

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Coordinates:
+41.77622, -70.54364
41°46'34" N, 70°32'37" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MA ROUTE 28 over CAPE COD CANAL
Structure number:CEPNEDMA2510001
Location:JUNCT MA RTES 25,28, & 6
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:615.8 ft. [187.7 m]
Total length:2384.0 ft. [726.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.5 ft. [41.0 m]
Owner:Corps of Engineers (Civil) [70]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:43,525 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:21.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,477,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018PoorFairPoorGood4352521.0
October 2016PoorFairPoorGood4352521.0
October 2014PoorFairPoorGood4352521.0
October 2012PoorGoodPoorGood6000024.0
October 2010PoorGoodSeriousGood6000020.8
October 2008PoorGoodSeriousGood6000021.0
August 2006FairGoodFairGood6000046.0
September 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair19500045.3
June 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair19500049.0
June 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair19500049.0
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19500060.0
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1950006.0
October 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good19500056.1
October 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good30000054.1