NE 79 St. EB over Intracoastal Waterway


+25.84778, -80.17111
25°50'52" N, 80°10'16" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NE 79 St. EB over Intracoastal Waterway
Structure number:870554
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:973.8 ft. [296.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 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:19,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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: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]
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:52.8
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 201552.8FairGoodFairGood-19500
April 201363.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18500
April 201166.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18500
April 201066.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18500
April 200968.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18500
April 200768.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19250
April 200567.9GoodGoodGoodGood-20000
April 200367.8GoodGoodGoodGood-20250
April 200271.5GoodVery GoodGoodGood-20250
February 199870.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-16500
February 199670.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-16500
May 199376.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-16692
June 199176.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-16692