NW S. River Drive over FEC Canal


+25.84139, -80.30611
25°50'29" N, 80°18'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NW S. River Drive over FEC Canal
Structure number:874094
Location:300Ft. E of NW 74th St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Total length:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1967
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: April 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,861 [as of 2016]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:59.3 tons [53.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.7 tons [39.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201679.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 201479.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 201279.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 201079.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 200879.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 200680.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
April 200480.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
June 200280.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
October 199979.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2861
September 199779.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2805
September 199577.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO2750
March 199480.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2750
February 199268.4FairFairFairSatisfactory-2750
February 199080.7Fair-GoodSatisfactory-2750