+38.55333, -121.40833
38°33'12" N, 121°24'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:HOWE AVE over U.S. HIGHWAY 50
Structure number:24 0186
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.6 ft. [25.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:16°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:62,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:109.8 tons [99.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201597.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-62000
November 201376.0PoorPoorVery GoodGoodSD58700
November 201176.0PoorPoorVery GoodGoodSD58700
November 200974.0PoorSeriousVery GoodGoodSD58700
November 200774.0PoorSeriousVery GoodGoodSD58700
November 200592.0FairFairVery GoodGood-58700
March 200592.0FairFairVery GoodGood-58700
November 200293.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-58700
September 200193.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-58700
February 199793.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-58700
March 199593.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-58700
April 199393.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-58700
January 199193.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-58700