I-69 BL over I-69


+42.51564, -84.83585
42°30'56" N, 84°50'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-69 BL over I-69
Structure number:000000000002255
Old structure number:23123061000S090 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.0 MI S OF CHARLOTTE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Total length:502.0 ft. [153.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:43°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,139 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:89.4 tons [81.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:53.5 tons [48.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201589.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-4139
May 2013100.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4139
May 2011100.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4139
May 2009100.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-4139
May 2007100.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-4174
May 2005100.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3500
May 2003100.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3500
May 2001100.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3500
July 199986.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-3500
July 199784.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-3500
July 199598.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4200
September 199398.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4100
September 199198.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4100
June 198998.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4100

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,51403,3401740
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.57,85057,07158017029
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.25,30616,8188,412760
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2020000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1381052760
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.276274200
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.102505200
Pourable Jointlinear ft.10206960
Movable Bearingeach2121000
Fixed Bearingeach2110830
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0042892784370