Orange Avenue over Halifax River

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+29.20944, -81.01167
29°12'34" N, 81°00'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Orange Avenue over Halifax River
Structure number:794003
Location:0.4Mi. West of SR-A1A
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:137.5 ft. [41.9 m]
Total length:1455.8 ft. [443.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,575 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:31.3
Estimated cost of work:$50,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2014PoorFairPoorFair1957531.3
April 2012PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1957531.3
April 2010PoorFairPoorSatisfactory1957531.3
April 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory1957542.8
April 2006FairFairFairSatisfactory1957542.8
April 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory1957542.8
April 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory1957542.8
April 2002FairFairFairSatisfactory1957542.8
April 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory1923542.9
April 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1857345.2
February 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory655548.0
February 1994FairGoodFairFair2400049.7
February 1992FairGoodFairFair2300050.0
January 1991FairFairGoodFair1627443.9