US-41 (SR-45) over PALM RIVER


+27.94639, -82.40167
27°56'47" N, 82°24'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-41 (SR-45) over PALM RIVER
Structure number:100049
Location:0.4 MILE S OF SR-60
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:732.0 ft. [223.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.8 ft. [3.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2015
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:20
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:28,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:58.6 tons [53.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.2 tons [40.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:66.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201566.6GoodGoodGoodGood-28500
March 201366.6GoodGoodGoodGood-28500
March 201166.2GoodGoodGoodGood-29500
March 200965.0GoodGoodGoodGood-25500
March 200765.0GoodGoodGoodGood-22500
March 200581.5GoodGoodGoodGood-23500
March 200383.8GoodGoodGoodGood-19800
June 200182.1GoodGoodGoodGood-22500
June 199976.0GoodGoodGoodGood-22600
January 199876.0GoodGoodGoodGood-22600
January 199669.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-17500
August 199478.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-30384
November 199279.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-32303
September 199079.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-32303

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,52110,518300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.52,71252,712000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.144144000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1451063450
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,4161,414020
Pourable Jointlinear ft.432425700
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,4651,465000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0001,000000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1972,197000