Biscayne Blvd SR5 over LITTLE RIVER CANAL C-7


+25.84639, -80.18444
25°50'47" N, 80°11'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Biscayne Blvd SR5 over LITTLE RIVER CANAL C-7
Structure number:870002
Location:0.13M S OF NE 79 ST
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1996
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:71.9 tons [65.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.2 tons [39.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201669.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-40000
October 201469.0GoodGoodGoodGood-41000
October 201270.0GoodGoodGoodGood-37500
December 201066.8GoodGoodGoodGood-41500
December 200869.5GoodGoodGoodGood-32500
October 200770.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-30500
October 200566.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-49000
October 200360.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-45500
November 200162.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-38500
November 199963.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-34489
April 199760.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-34489
May 199557.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO34489
March 199357.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO34489
April 199157.2FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGoodFO34489

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.138130800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.138134130
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.138136200
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1381172100
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.172172000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,0136,013000