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RTE 238 over TONAWANDA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+42.86421, -78.28353
42°51'51" N, 78°17'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 238 over TONAWANDA CREEK
Structure number:000000001042460
Location:0.1MI E JCT RTS 238 + 98
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:77.8 ft. [23.7 m]
Total length:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,614 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:83.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,658,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory461483.2
December 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory456387.9
December 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory456980.5
December 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory465080.4
December 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory463980.4
November 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory463980.4
November 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory440180.9
December 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory689074.9
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory637075.9
August 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood637075.9
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood471380.2
August 1996Poor-PoorSatisfactory337927.5
August 1994Poor-PoorSatisfactory650527.5
October 1992Fair-FairSatisfactory369749.5
October 1990Fair-FairSatisfactory452952.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.122122000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.176176000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0301,030000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.5,28004,9803000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,87203,87200