Brickell Ave. over Miami River


+25.78056, -80.19028
25°46'50" N, 80°11'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Brickell Ave. over Miami River
Structure number:870759
Location:Brickell Ave. & Miami Riv
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:419.0 ft. [127.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
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:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:50.3 tons [45.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.1 tons [27.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201781.1GoodGoodVery GoodGood-36500
February 201581.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-32500
February 201384.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-32500
February 201184.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-32500
February 201084.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-32500
February 200986.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-30500
February 200785.8GoodGoodVery GoodGood-32500
February 200587.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-31000
January 200385.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-36000
August 200184.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-39000
December 199879.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-93500
December 199525.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-93500