NW 37th Avenue over Tamiami Canal


+25.79417, -80.25611
25°47'39" N, 80°15'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NW 37th Avenue over Tamiami Canal
Structure number:874002
Location:200Ft. S of NW 21st St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Total length:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1969
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,151 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:74.7 tons [67.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.7 tons [40.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201680.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 201480.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 201280.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 201096.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 200896.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 200696.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
August 200496.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
October 200297.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17151
February 200097.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-17151
February 199880.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-16815
January 199677.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-15900
May 199480.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15900
April 199267.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-15600
April 199090.7Fair-GoodSatisfactory-15600