5th Avenue over Union Canal


+32.82929, -109.71252
32°49'45" N, 109°42'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:5th Avenue over Union Canal
Structure number:09909
Location:0.4 mi S Jct US 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:84.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory90084.7
September 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory90084.7
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory87584.4
September 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory87577.5
October 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory210077.4
November 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory210077.4
August 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood152189.4
August 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood152189.4
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood152189.1
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood300089.1
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood300089.5
November 1994GoodGoodGoodGood300089.3
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood250089.3
February 1991GoodGoodGoodGood250089.3