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HWY ELM ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+42.37292, -71.23250
42°22'23" N, 71°13'57" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HWY ELM ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:W040032C9MUNNBI
Old structure number:2C9MUN443002100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:400 FT SO INT ELM & RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Total length:235.9 ft. [71.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1850
Year reconstructed:1949
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,400 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:66.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,552,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair840066.8
September 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair840066.8
September 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodFair840066.8
September 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodFair840066.8
September 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodFair840066.8
September 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory790078.1
September 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory750078.1
September 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory700078.2
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood630079.3
September 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood790079.1
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood300079.6
September 1995GoodGoodGoodGood300077.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1811,07478272
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,0835,7531,33000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,0831,3185,5102550
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1033138340
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.79056230
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach100460
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2004610
Fixed Bearingeach1001000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2002000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4734244450