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INWOOD IRON BRIDGE over SWATARA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.47740, -76.52320
40°28'39" N, 76°31'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:INWOOD IRON BRIDGE over SWATARA CREEK
Structure number:000000000022889
Old structure number:387215057530070 (from 1992 edition)
Location:SWATARA/UNION OVER SWATTY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:157.2 ft. [47.9 m]
Total length:162.1 ft. [49.4 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:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1899
Year reconstructed:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:18.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,466,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2016PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2014PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2012PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2010PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2009PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor-18.0
May 2008PoorSatisfactoryImminent FailurePoor10017.6
May 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
May 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
October 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
July 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
April 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
July 2001PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor10017.6
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair10017.6
May 1999PoorSatisfactoryPoorSerious10017.6
May 1998PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair10017.6
April 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair10017.6
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10047.2
December 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10047.1
December 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10045.1
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10045.1
January 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory10035.7