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LEVANS IRON BRIDGE over LITTLE SWATARA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.41290, -76.45040
40°24'46" N, 76°27'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LEVANS IRON BRIDGE over LITTLE SWATARA CREEK
Structure number:000000000022888
Old structure number:387214056330050 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 MI NE OF QUARRY ROAD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Total length:157.2 ft. [47.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1904
Year reconstructed:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2013]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:26.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$225,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair5026.0
May 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair5026.0
May 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair5026.0
May 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair5025.1
May 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
October 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
July 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
April 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
July 2001PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 1999PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 1998PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
April 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood5023.9
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5044.1
December 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5044.1
January 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10047.1
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10047.1
January 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory10044.1