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FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+40.43950, -79.90030
40°26'22" N, 79°54'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FORBES AVENUE over 9 MILE RUN & FERN HOLLOW
Structure number:000000000002410
Old structure number:027301000030330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:301033 NEAR S BRADDOCK AV
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:446.9 ft. [136.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:14,500 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:18.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,522,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1450018.7
September 2015PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1450018.7
September 2013PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1450018.7
September 2011PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1450044.8
September 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory1450059.9
March 2009FairFairFairGood1450059.9
September 2007FairFairFairGood1450059.9
September 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450060.9
September 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450060.9
November 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450060.9
November 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450061.7
November 1997FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450061.7
December 1995PoorFairPoorGood1450048.1
November 1993FairSatisfactoryFairGood1450064.1
October 1991FairSatisfactoryFairGood1420066.2