US0090 over US 90 BUS @ AVONDALE


+29.91487, -90.17429
29°54'54" N, 90°10'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0090 over US 90 BUS @ AVONDALE
Structure number:022600051005871
Location:.7 MI EAST OF US 90B
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:1409.2 ft. [429.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:33
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:58.9 tons [53.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.9 tons [31.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,594,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201668.8FairFairFairFairFO36600
August 201568.7FairFairFairFairFO36600
September 201464.7FairFairFairFairFO36600
October 201365.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO33500
October 201265.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO35700
October 201165.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO47700
October 201065.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO48300
November 200965.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO48800
September 200865.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO52500
September 200746.7PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD76000
January 200646.7PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD70000
March 200546.7PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD70400
June 200248.7PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD61200
October 199936.9PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD52544
October 199752.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO43569
April 199637.9PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoorSD43026
March 199536.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD41153
February 199436.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD34904
November 199236.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD32643
July 199136.9PoorFairPoorPoorSD32643

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.14,08011,2352,749960
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.73,26873,268000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2002000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.14812310150
Steel Pileeach6906900
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach1010000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.1,242001,2420
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.108108000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.728072800
Open Jointlinear ft.78030504750
Movable Bearingeach4000400
Fixed Bearingeach23014080010
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2,81602,81600