+39.62322, -74.48617
39°37'24" N, 74°29'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CO RT 653 over IVES BRANCH
Structure number:03H8014
Location:0.60 E. OF Rt. 542
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Wood or timber [7]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,193 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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
November 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood119385.9
November 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood116984.9
November 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood156084.8
December 2011GoodGoodGoodGood150087.9
December 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory150087.9
November 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory147084.9
September 2005FairFairGoodSatisfactory144084.9
August 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory139287.9
May 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory139287.6
April 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory136587.6
January 1997FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory131287.6
March 1995FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory131279.7
January 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory128695.1
February 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good104994.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2481,248000
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.6868000
Timber Pileeach2561720
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.8275700
Timber Decksq. ft.785332433200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4848000