NW 34th Avenue over Comfort Canal

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+25.78611, -80.25139
25°47'10" N, 80°15'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:NW 34th Avenue over Comfort Canal
Structure number:876417
Location:450Ft. S of NW 14th St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1947
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,497 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.8 tons [29.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201569.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 201364.3PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
October 201169.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200968.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200868.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200768.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200668.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200569.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD2497
September 200469.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-2497
December 200368.2PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory-2497
December 200268.2PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory-2497
March 200082.4FairGoodFairSatisfactory-2497
March 199882.4FairGoodFairSatisfactory-2448
January 199682.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-2400
April 199482.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-2400
March 199284.4FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-2000
March 199094.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-1650