US 280 over I 459


+33.44228, -86.73025
33°26'32" N, 86°43'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 280 over I 459
Structure number:012382
Old structure number:000000383700470 (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 280 * I 459
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:413.4 ft. [126.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:124.7 ft. [38.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,280 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:91.4 tons [83.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$12,637,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201697.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-53280
March 201497.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-53280
March 201298.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-60640
March 201098.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-60640
March 200898.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64660
March 200698.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-59970
March 200498.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-56000
March 200298.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-56000
April 200098.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-69790
April 199898.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-62280
September 199598.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-44050
September 199398.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-41070
February 199195.0PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD39390

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,0306,9339700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.72,33310,12762,130076
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.51,563051,30821837
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2821700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.27390172110
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.488483500
Pourable Jointlinear ft.52018340
Assembly with Sealeach1970049148
Elastomeric Bearingeach123810
Movable Bearingeach650272216
Fixed Bearingeach1501500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.82716566200