+43.51301, -73.23331
43°30'47" N, 73°13'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:VT 00031 ML over POULTNEY RIVER
Structure number:200145000411172
Location:0.2 MI S JCT. VT.30
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:126.0 ft. [38.4 m]
Total length:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1923
Year reconstructed:1975
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,500 [as of 1998]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:52.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,370,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory150052.2
May 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory150053.2
June 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory150053.2
May 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory150053.2
May 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory150053.2
June 2007PoorFairPoorFair150041.8
June 2005FairFairFairFair150051.7
August 2003FairFairFairFair150051.7
August 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory150052.7
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory150062.3
August 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory120061.7
November 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory108064.8
November 1993FairGoodFairFair135053.1
October 1991FairGoodFairFair154051.9