I-75 over OHIO RIVER


+39.09056, -84.52250
39°05'26" N, 84°31'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-75 over OHIO RIVER
Structure number:059B00046N
Old structure number:059*0075*B0046 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:830.4 ft. [253.1 m]
Total length:1736.6 ft. [529.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:91.5 ft. [27.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:192,177 [as of 2017]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:47.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$21,321,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairFairFairFair19217747.0
September 2016FairFairFairFair18599247.0
September 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory18034659.0
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory17805059.0
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory17500059.0
December 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood16700057.0
December 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15900074.0
October 2006GoodGoodGoodGood15600078.0
October 2005GoodGoodGoodGood14861474.0
October 2003GoodGoodGoodGood11634176.0
October 2001GoodGoodGoodVery Good11634174.0
October 2000GoodGoodGoodVery Good11634174.0
October 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good11634174.0
October 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good11634174.0
October 1996FairFairGoodVery Good16207673.0
October 1995FairFairGoodVery Good10130473.0
October 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good10130459.0
October 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood10130459.0
October 1991FairFairGoodGood10130458.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.101001010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,01101,145933933
Steel Stringerlinear ft.27,7849,66717,7413760
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.93,825040,34416,88936,592
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.163,231150,98911,4268160
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.159,071159,071000
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,47301,1242,3490
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.392,0150156,80678,403156,806
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.4,6612,3412,0952250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.76,802049,15319,2018,448
Steel Gusset Plateeach2045965800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.28,840017,3048,0753,461
Reinforced Concrete Columneach84310
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,2371,237000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.36791184920
Movable Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2400166740
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,57501,3232520
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,9464,1582,78800