+42.72654, -84.66886
42°43'36" N, 84°40'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ST JOSEPH HWY over I-96
Structure number:000000000002325
Old structure number:23123152000S030 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI S OF M-43
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:324.8 ft. [99.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:6
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 1988]
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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:52.8 tons [48.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.4 tons [28.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201562.6FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO2200
July 201363.2FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO2200
July 201174.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2200
July 200974.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2200
July 200774.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO2200
July 200574.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO2200
July 200374.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO2200
July 200174.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO2200
July 199979.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO2200
October 199775.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO2200
May 199575.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGoodFO2200
October 199377.3FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-1620
September 199179.5GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1620
July 198979.5FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-1620