Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)


+25.78972, -80.18194
25°47'23" N, 80°10'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)
Structure number:874459
Location:Btw Miami & Biscayne Isle
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:138.5 ft. [42.2 m]
Total length:2001.7 ft. [610.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1927
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:25,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:19.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201619.0PoorSeriousFairSatisfactorySD25500
January 201423.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO25500
January 201232.6FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO25500
January 201032.6FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO25500
December 200932.6FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO25500
December 200721.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD25500
December 200621.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD25500
January 200620.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory-25500
January 200419.0PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory-25500
April 200281.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-25500
December 200083.5GoodGoodGoodGood-25500
February 200017.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD25500
November 199712.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD25000
March 199612.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD25000
February 199415.0PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD7500
July 199215.8PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD7020
January 199214.6PoorPoorSeriousSeriousSD7774