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ROUTE 197 over KENNEBEC RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+44.09074, -69.78211
44°05'27" N, 69°46'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 197 over KENNEBEC RIVER
Structure number:2506
Location:.5 MI W 128
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Total length:1478.1 ft. [450.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2014
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,105 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:85.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent310585.9
December 2015GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent291074.8
March 2015GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent284071.8
January 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor317333.2
October 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor319233.1
May 2011PoorPoorPoorPoor317333.2
August 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor325832.8
October 2009PoorFairFairPoor321935.8
October 2007PoorFairFairPoor329035.5
February 2006PoorFairFairPoor327035.6
December 2003PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor29306.6
August 2001PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor25006.6
June 1999PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor26966.6
August 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair265722.6
August 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair304525.5
January 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory293039.4
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair336025.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,9125,912000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.51,73051,730000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.150150000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7272000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.234234000
Joints
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.7272000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2828000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,9562,956000