+39.20645, -76.05723
39°12'23" N, 76°03'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MD 213 over CHESTER RIVER
Structure number:100000140027010
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:1465.0 ft. [446.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,411 [as of 2012]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:46.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,978,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1341146.1
September 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair1341146.1
November 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair1341146.1
November 2011FairFairFairFair1317149.0
November 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair1473150.0
November 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair1277550.0
December 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair1277550.0
December 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1277561.0
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1122561.0
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1122561.0
August 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1122561.0
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1235057.1
September 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1235057.1
September 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1235057.1
July 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1235057.1