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MERCER ROAD over CONNOQUENESSING CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+40.83539, -80.27303
40°50'07" N, 80°16'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MERCER ROAD over CONNOQUENESSING CREEK
Structure number:000000000003553
Old structure number:040065038025280 (from 1992 edition)
Location:50 FT S OF SR 1006
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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 [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,629 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:80.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$518,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairFairFairFair562980.8
March 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory660880.3
March 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory687280.1
March 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory694880.1
April 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory575680.8
April 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory654780.3
April 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory654780.3
March 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory772779.7
March 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory744076.8
March 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory744076.8
March 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory773277.7
March 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory744677.8
March 1995PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory822073.3
March 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory810779.6
March 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory779979.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,00006004000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Substructure
Steel Columneach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50621,506000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.92821000
Deck
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.6,8486,848000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,8486,848000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.135135000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach150906
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Fixed Bearingeach150906
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.415415000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,25932,259000