M.L.K. JR. DRIVE over I-285


+33.75357, -84.49536
33°45'13" N, 84°29'43" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:M.L.K. JR. DRIVE over I-285
Structure number:000000012100830
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,060 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:49.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201549.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO21060
March 201349.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO21060
March 201150.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22830
April 200950.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22830
May 200750.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO20840
June 200550.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22200
June 200373.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25900
April 200173.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO23900
May 199972.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO26000
October 199672.7GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO23400
October 199472.6GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO22390
July 199272.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO22390
July 199073.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO20719