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RT 561 over CAPE MAY BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+39.65724, -74.84294
39°39'26" N, 74°50'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RT 561 over CAPE MAY BRANCH
Structure number:0460150
Location:2.4 MI N OF ATL CITY EXPY
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:Other State Agencies [21]
Year built:1906
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Steel plate (includes orthotropic) [5]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,910 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:58.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,451,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairFairSatisfactoryFair591058.7
October 2016Fair--Fair59102.0
November 2014Fair--Fair57942.0
December 2012Fair--Satisfactory48702.0
December 2010Fair--Satisfactory46802.0
December 2008Fair--Satisfactory46802.0
November 2006Fair--Satisfactory46802.0
October 2004Fair--Satisfactory31502.0
October 2002Good--Good31152.0
December 2000Good--Good29902.0
December 1998Good--Good29902.0
September 1997GoodVery GoodGoodGood299073.1
September 1996PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor29308.3
May 1994PoorFairFairPoor28175.5
December 1991PoorFairFairPoor28175.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.2021614100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,0403,64020016040
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3332983500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.841708100033
Substructure
Other Material Abutmentlinear ft.82037450
Deck
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.2,5581,7617262744
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.4800471
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40400
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2021921000