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FAI 270 over MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+38.76319, -90.16806
38°45'47" N, 90°10'05" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAI 270 over MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Structure number:060003500000000
Old structure number:000060003514265 (from 1992 edition)
Location:N. OF GRANITE CITY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:242.5 ft. [73.9 m]
Total length:5411.4 ft. [1649.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:21
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:51,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.1 tons [24.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$26,249,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201548.9FairFairFairFair-51000
June 201432.9PoorFairFairPoorSD52300
June 201224.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoorSD54000
June 201141.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD54000
May 201041.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54700
May 200941.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54700
May 200841.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54700
November 200741.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54700
September 200641.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54200
September 200541.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD54200
September 200341.0PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD56800
September 200156.8FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair-54900
October 199956.8FairVery GoodGoodFair-50000
December 199856.8FairVery GoodGoodFair-46300
July 199640.0PoorFairPoorGoodSD47200
April 199536.0PoorFairPoorGoodSD49800
September 199241.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorGoodSD51900
October 199141.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorGoodSD48900

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.84065019000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.32,46612,02119,7836620
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,456863536570
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.348,788322,20426,4340150
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,141730391200
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach4242000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2652501500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2,6062,26833800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2216966815
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2,7321,991665760
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.4173516600
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.668668000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach324150146280
Fixed Bearingeach92454250
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.16,22014,6681,54705