This bridge would have once been a beautiful pony truss with excellent historic integrity but so little structural integrity it is on the brink of complete failure and collapse. The bridge has not been maintained, is now abandoned, and has deteriorated severely especially along the traditional trouble spots, the lower chord and lower chord connections. Lower chord connections are so severely deteriorated due to section loss that the bottom chord connections and vertical members at one panel point have failed completely and broken apart, allowing the deck to collapse at this section.
Currently, there are plans to demolish this bridge and replace it to reopen this access road.
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