NW S River Drive over Palmer Lake


+25.80000, -80.25167
25°48'00" N, 80°15'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NW S River Drive over Palmer Lake
Structure number:874134
Location:1500Ft N of NW 33rd Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Total length:102.7 ft. [31.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1949
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,662 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:54.1 tons [49.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.3 tons [29.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201676.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 201475.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 201275.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 201075.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 200875.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 200677.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3662
August 200477.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3662
October 200277.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3662
February 200077.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3662
February 199877.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3590
February 199677.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3500
May 199472.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO3500
April 199272.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO3300
April 199072.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO3300