NW 37th Avenue over Tamiami Canal


+25.79417, -80.25619
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:9.8 ft. [3.0 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,151 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Sufficiency rating:48.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018PoorPoorPoorGood1715148.7
August 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1715180.0
August 2014GoodGoodGoodGood1715180.0
August 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1715180.0
August 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1715196.6
August 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1715196.6
August 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1715196.6
August 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1715196.6
October 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1715197.6
February 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1715197.6
February 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1681580.0
January 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1590077.0
May 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1590080.0
April 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory1560067.4
April 1990Fair-GoodSatisfactory1560090.7