NE 79 St. WB over Intracoastal Waterway


+25.84778, -80.17111
25°50'52" N, 80°10'16" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:NE 79 St. WB over Intracoastal Waterway
Structure number:870082
Location:1.0 mi E of SR-5
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:149.3 ft. [45.5 m]
Total length:968.2 ft. [295.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.3 tons [23.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:52.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,607,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201552.9FairGoodFairSatisfactory-18500
April 201363.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-18500
April 201172.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-18500
April 201072.5GoodGoodGoodGood-18500
April 200974.5GoodGoodGoodGood-18500
April 200774.4GoodGoodGoodGood-19250
April 200574.1GoodGoodGoodGood-20000
April 200374.1GoodGoodGoodGood-20250
April 200276.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-20250
February 199876.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-17000
February 199676.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-17000
May 199375.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-21967
June 199175.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-21967