US 79 over UPRR


+34.68966, -91.30661
34°41'23" N, 91°18'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 79 over UPRR
Structure number:000000000005771
Location:.14MI E OF JCT US 79B &79
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:291.0 ft. [88.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:43°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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 [3]
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: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201698.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2800
November 201498.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2800
November 201298.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-2700
December 201098.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2700
November 200898.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2700
November 200698.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2600
December 200498.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2500
December 200298.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-3400
October 200098.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2500
October 199896.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2500
October 199697.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-1090
October 199497.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-1090
November 199297.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-1090
October 199096.7GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent-4165