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DOW AVENUE over GALE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+44.22486, -71.74207
44°13'30" N, 71°44'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:DOW AVENUE over GALE RIVER
Structure number:008700590011700
Location:0.5 MI. RTE 116
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1910
Year reconstructed:1999
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Other [00]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:244 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% 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: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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:55.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,142,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018GoodGoodGoodGood24455.9
October 2017GoodGoodGoodGood23055.9
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood23055.9
November 2015GoodGoodGoodGood23055.9
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood22047.5
October 2013GoodGoodGoodGood22047.5
September 2012GoodVery GoodGoodGood22047.5
October 2011GoodVery GoodGoodGood23047.5
September 2010GoodVery GoodGoodGood23047.5
September 2009GoodVery GoodGoodGood23047.5
August 2008GoodVery GoodGoodGood27047.5
October 2007GoodVery GoodGoodGood27047.5
November 2006GoodVery GoodGoodGood27047.5
October 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood28047.5
August 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood28047.5
December 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood28047.5
October 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood28047.5
November 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood28078.0
September 1997PoorImminent FailureImminent FailureImminent Failure28015.9
October 1996PoorFairSeriousFair28020.6
September 1995PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair28021.7
December 1994PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair54021.5
September 1993PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair54021.5
October 1991PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair54021.5