I-471 NC over OHIO RIVER


+39.10000, -84.49417
39°06'00" N, 84°29'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-471 NC over OHIO RIVER
Structure number:019B00039L
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:757.9 ft. [231.0 m]
Total length:1299.9 ft. [396.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:75.5 ft. [23.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:54,166 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:46.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$8,661,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory5416646.0
September 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5399357.0
September 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5500357.0
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5411557.0
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5250057.0
October 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5250063.3
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good4935068.0
October 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood11200057.0
October 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood10227671.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,6852,14554000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.71,42663,5697,1430714
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,5484,273225500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30,69929,7783070614
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.71,82571,10572000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.66,62566,12550000
Steel Archlinear ft.1,5161,316155450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.143,66880,45447,41014,3671,437
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.3,2783,158110100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,5561,45784317977
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,476961500150
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.34,09432,9018520341
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.153153000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.290279920
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.103831550
Compression Jointlinear ft.2058212300
Open Jointlinear ft.51262500
Movable Bearingeach741032320
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30015015000
Fixed Bearingeach75200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30015015000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,6001,0401,3002600