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BrianP

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Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« on: December 08, 2017, 10:00:06 AM »

MD 355 (URBANA PIKE) BRIDGE OVER THE MONOCACY RIVER IS CLOSED AFTER BEING STRUCK
http://www.marylandroads.com/pages/release.aspx?newsId=3041

Check out the photo.  That one got serious damage. 
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 10:41:41 AM »

In fairness, it was a garbage truck that was being towed.
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 02:23:02 PM »

Jaysus !

Surprised it remained standing.

That is significant main structure damage.

Truss bridges not known for redundant load paths, either . . .
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 03:07:03 PM »

Anyone know what the posted clearance was on that bridge?  From the pix, it looks like about 13.5-14 feet (eyeball guesstimate!)
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2017, 02:23:33 AM »

Jaysus !

Surprised it remained standing.

That is significant main structure damage.

Truss bridges not known for redundant load paths, either . . .
I-5's Skagit River Bridge agrees!
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2017, 07:13:59 AM »

Anyone know what the posted clearance was on that bridge?  From the pix, it looks like about 13.5-14 feet (eyeball guesstimate!)

14 feet according to https://bridgehunter.com/md/frederick/100000100085010/
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2018, 01:42:06 PM »

MDOT SHA OPENS MD 355 BRIDGE OVER THE MONOCACY RIVER IN FREDERICK COUNTY
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After making emergency repairs during bitter cold temperatures, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is reopening the MD 355 (Urbana Pike) Bridge over the Monocacy River more than two weeks ahead of schedule.
That's impressive given how cold it's been for the past month. 
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Re: Bridge damaged by a trash truck.
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2018, 03:25:22 PM »

That's impressive given how cold it's been for the past month. 

Yes, good for them!
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