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WIRE BRIDGE RD over CARRABASSET RIVER

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Coordinates:
+44.89075, -70.09269
44°53'27" N, 70°05'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WIRE BRIDGE RD over CARRABASSET RIVER
Structure number:3383
Location:0.7 MI NE OF OLD RTE 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:198.2 ft. [60.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:10.5 ft. [3.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1886
Year reconstructed:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Main span material:Wood or timber [7]
Main span design:Suspension [13]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:74 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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: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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:43.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairFairSatisfactoryFair7443.9
November 2015FairFairSatisfactoryFair7443.9
June 2014FairFairSatisfactoryFair8657.9
November 2013FairFairSatisfactoryFair8716.8
July 2012FairFairSatisfactoryFair8716.8
September 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair9016.8
January 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair9320.9
June 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9930.3
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1230.5
November 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13421.6
May 2003FairFairFairFair13617.7
July 2002FairFairFairFair13717.6
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13621.6
September 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13621.6
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13421.6
October 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13521.6
July 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13521.6
May 1996FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood13521.6
December 1995PoorFairPoorGood13418.6
June 1994FairFairFairGood13218.6
December 1993FairFairFairGood12818.6
November 1992FairSatisfactoryFairGood12519.7
October 1991FairSatisfactoryFairGood12719.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.39601981980
Steel Secondary Cableeach200020000
Timber Floor Beamlinear ft.1,1888332371180
Substructure
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.4804800
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.48024240
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.2,32001,7405800
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3960356400