SH #214 over West Penobscot Bay


+44.28044, -69.00586
44°16'50" N, 69°00'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH #214 over West Penobscot Bay
Structure number:6342
Location:0.17 mi easterly of rte1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:798 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:58.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood79858.6
November 2015GoodGoodGoodGood76061.0
August 2014GoodVery GoodGoodGood68367.7
January 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood68463.4
January 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood29067.2
February 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair-44.0
December 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair10042.4
March 1999FairVery GoodFairGood125552.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.140140000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1401152500
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.150150000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1501252500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1414000
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,5601,560000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.210210000
Fixed Bearingeach22000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.140140000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.140140000