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MD 638 Bridge

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Description 

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will replace the Parkersburg Road bridge (state Route 638) over the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The project is scheduled to begin June 14, 2019.

The bridge, which is 30-foot long, will be replaced with a similar style bridge called a “Mabey Bridge.”

The new bridge will be in place and the road will reopen June 28, weather permitting.

https://www.times-news.com/news/local_news/sha-replacing-par...

Facts 

Overview
Bailey pony truss bridge over Western Md Scenic Rr on Md 638
Location
Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will replace the Parkersburg Road bridge (state Route 638) over the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The project is scheduled to begin June 14.

The bridge, which is 30 feet long, will be replaced with a similar style bridge called a “Mabey Bridge.”

The new bridge will be in place and the road will reopen June 28, weather permitting.

History
Built 1995
Design
Bailey pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67297, -78.89348   (decimal degrees)
39°40'23" N, 78°53'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/680674/4393581 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frostburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,621
Inventory number
BH 70919 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2019: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: 24-year-old "Temporary" Bailey bridge being replaced by new modular Mabey span
  • February 10, 2016: New Street View added by Zachary S

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