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ROUTE 17 over WST BR ELIZABETH RIVER @

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Coordinates:
+36.84165, -76.35898
36°50'30" N, 76°21'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 17 over WST BR ELIZABETH RIVER @
Structure number:000000000021199
Location:0.28WCL-PORT/0524SCL-PORT
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:2035.2 ft. [620.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1951
Year reconstructed:1975
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:47.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$18,450,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018PoorFairFairPoor1100047.4
April 2017PoorFairFairPoor2551748.2
April 2016PoorFairFairPoor2551748.2
April 2015PoorFairFairPoor2551748.2
April 2014PoorFairFairPoor3734047.9
May 2013PoorFairFairPoor3734047.9
June 2012PoorFairFairPoor3734047.9
June 2011PoorFairFairPoor3734047.9
June 2010PoorFairFairPoor3734047.9
June 2009PoorFairFairPoor3734046.9
June 2008PoorPoorFairPoor3734044.9
November 2007PoorPoorFairPoor3734030.2
August 2006PoorPoorFairPoor3734030.2
September 2004FairFairFairFair3734047.2
June 2002FairFairFairFair3734047.2
May 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3734054.2
April 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3734058.2
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3734058.2
April 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3734058.2
November 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3734058.2