44TH ST over I-196


+42.88501, -85.77700
42°53'06" N, 85°46'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:44TH ST over I-196
Structure number:000000000004836
Old structure number:41141029000S220 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:119.8 ft. [36.5 m]
Total length:239.8 ft. [73.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:88.6 ft. [27.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.5 ft. [28.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,200 [as of 1988]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:90.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2420090.3
August 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2420090.3
August 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2420090.3
August 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2420090.3
August 2010GoodGoodGoodGood2420090.3
August 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2420090.3
August 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2420090.3
September 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2420091.4
October 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2420090.3
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2420090.3
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2420095.6
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2420090.3
May 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2200090.4
May 1992GoodGoodGoodGood2200090.4
May 1991FairGoodGoodFair2200078.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,6402,640000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40,21040,210000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,20022,1835120
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1111000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach75200
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2681888000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9488600
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.9309300
Compression Jointlinear ft.37217202000
Other Jointlinear ft.9393000
Movable Bearingeach1111000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Fixed Bearingeach2222000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.480480000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000