+27.35472, -82.54750
27°21'17" N, 82°32'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US-41 (SR-45) over WHITAKER BAYOU
Structure number:170920
Location:1.0MI N OF SR-780
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:77.4 ft. [23.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1923
Year reconstructed:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% 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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:72.8 tons [66.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201570.6GoodGoodGoodGood-35500
March 201370.0GoodGoodGoodGood-37500
March 201166.0GoodGoodGoodGood-51875
March 200972.2GoodGoodGoodGood-37000
March 200791.3GoodGoodGoodGood-37000
March 200587.9GoodGoodGoodGood-39000
March 200388.8GoodGoodGoodGood-35000
January 200188.6GoodGoodGoodGood-36000
January 199986.6GoodGoodGoodGood-36000
January 199784.7GoodVery GoodGoodGood-33500
July 199585.1FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory-33000
August 199382.5FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory-31576
October 199165.5FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactoryFO36255