+48.91927, -122.48554
48°55'09" N, 122°29'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NB SR 539 over NOOKSACK R
Structure number:0003802B0000000
Location:2.0 N JCT SR 544
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:339.9 ft. [103.6 m]
Total length:576.1 ft. [175.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.6 ft. [2.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,930 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:24.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$9,677,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017PoorGoodPoorGood793024.8
May 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood793057.3
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood867456.6
May 2011FairGoodFairGood867445.7
May 2009FairSatisfactoryFairGood792045.7
August 2007FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901348.2
May 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901348.2
September 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901348.2
April 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901348.2
May 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901348.2
March 1997FairSatisfactoryFairGood1901352.0
April 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1901363.0
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1780062.0
July 1991FairFairGoodGood1025067.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5972,595020
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,7001,59801020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,36213,3420020
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,12816,124004
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,128016,12206
Steel Trusslinear ft.680442681700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53,44853,3710077
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.374374000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9392,935004
Steel Gusset Plateeach2018200
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1111000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.7272000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7070000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach3636000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.216216000
Open Jointlinear ft.252025200
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.5605600
Movable Bearingeach66000
Fixed Bearingeach22000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1521,152000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.472472000