PA 16; Buchanan tr over E.BR.LITTLE ANTIETAM CR.


+39.74566, -77.55874
39°44'44" N, 77°33'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PA 16; Buchanan tr over E.BR.LITTLE ANTIETAM CR.
Structure number:000000000017306
Old structure number:280016058005010 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Total length:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,777 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:54.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$449,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairGoodFairFair1477754.7
May 2016FairGoodFairFair1949052.1
May 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair1918152.1
May 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair1972252.0
May 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair1959651.1
May 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1952067.9
June 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1580570.5
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1535670.8
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1520468.9
July 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1810267.0
June 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1751567.4
May 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2045564.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5880534549
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,7491,749000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,6061,606000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.126774900
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.3333000
Movable Bearingeach126600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.106095110