RI 138 over RI 238 JT Connell Hwy


+41.50112, -71.31729
41°30'04" N, 71°19'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RI 138 over RI 238 JT Connell Hwy
Structure number:000000000009070
Location:0.3 Mi S of JCT RI 214
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:93.5 ft. [28.5 m]
Total length:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,700 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:74.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,876,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2670074.4
December 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2670077.7
February 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2670080.7
March 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2670080.7
March 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory2670073.4
March 2009FairGoodFairSatisfactory2670073.4
February 2007FairGoodFairSatisfactory1290081.0
July 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory1290079.9
September 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1290079.9
September 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1290079.9
August 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory1290077.9
June 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory1770083.0
June 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1770094.6
June 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory400091.0
April 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory400077.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.668513010055
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,6804,6071,0001,0730
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,1345,933155460
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,7921,7432,4535960
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1451251280
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1234115067
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.1513002
Movable Bearingeach70070
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2100129
Fixed Bearingeach70250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2100129
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.96484800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1921444800
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.1921761510