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AMBRIDGE-ALIQ BR over OHIO RIVER, 2 RR

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Coordinates:
+40.59230, -80.23690
40°35'32" N, 80°14'13" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AMBRIDGE-ALIQ BR over OHIO RIVER, 2 RR
Structure number:000000000003894
Old structure number:047402000040010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:AMBRIDGE-ALIQUIPPA SP 2-9
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:529.9 ft. [161.5 m]
Total length:1907.2 ft. [581.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:748.1 ft. [228.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1927
Year reconstructed:2013
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:22,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:23.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$19,875,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairGoodFairFair2250023.4
August 2015FairGoodFairFair2250023.4
November 2013FairExcellentFairSatisfactory2250023.4
August 2011PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2010PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2009PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
September 2008PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2008Fair--Good2250023.0
August 2007PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2006PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2005PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2004PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2003PoorFairSeriousPoor225002.0
August 2002PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225003.0
August 2001PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225003.0
November 2000PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225003.0
August 1998PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225003.0
August 1997PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225003.0
August 1996PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0
August 1995PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0
May 1994PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0
April 1993PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0
March 1992PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0
April 1991PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor225005.0