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ROUTE 27 over TOWNSEND GUT/ATLANTIC O

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Coordinates:
+43.84276, -69.65395
43°50'34" N, 69°39'14" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 27 over TOWNSEND GUT/ATLANTIC O
Structure number:2789
Location:0.1 MI N OF JCT RTE 238
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Total length:374.0 ft. [114.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Year reconstructed:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,430 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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 minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:43.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairFairFairFair343043.7
November 2015PoorFairFairPoor341727.7
September 2014PoorFairFairPoor33806.0
December 2013FairFairFairFair325318.3
May 2012FairFairFairFair325318.3
August 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory332044.2
October 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory305444.2
December 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory316044.2
January 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory257044.2
February 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair339044.9
November 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory328043.9
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory263942.9
September 1997FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory337343.9
January 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood308441.9
January 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood297041.9
January 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood337050.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1206162802240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1201,00856560
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,95801,5663920
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9581,76298980
Steel Trusslinear ft.3580322360
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.35832218180
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2460197490
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24622212120
Steel Gusset Plateeach34024100
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.73427240
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.90405000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.631919250
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.7,27807,1311470
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,095497587110
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.52411100
Open Jointlinear ft.5200520
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.1,4561,27118500
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.72865437370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.72858274720