US 280 over I 459


+33.44211, -86.72976
33°26'32" N, 86°43'47" 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:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5328097.0
March 2014FairFairSatisfactoryGood5328097.0
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6064098.0
March 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6064098.0
March 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6466098.0
March 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5997098.0
March 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5600098.0
March 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5600098.0
April 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryGood6979098.0
April 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good6228098.0
September 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good4405098.0
September 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good4107098.0
February 1991PoorPoorVery GoodVery Good3939095.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
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