M-85 over CONRAIL (ABN)


+42.32301, -83.06523
42°19'23" N, 83°03'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:M-85 over CONRAIL (ABN)
Structure number:000000000011323
Old structure number:82182071000R060 (from 1992 edition)
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.8 ft. [30.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:37°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1924
Year reconstructed:1955
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 [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,191 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:32% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry 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:50.9 tons [46.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.7 tons [27.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:38.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$292,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201638.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
October 201538.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
April 201538.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
December 201338.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
January 201338.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
January 201238.0PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
September 201141.8PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD10191
December 200779.5FairFairFairFairFO10191
December 200579.4FairFairFairFairFO10357
September 200379.2FairFairFairFairFO11000
September 200179.2FairFairFairFairFO11000
September 199976.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO11000
November 199759.7PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD11000
October 199557.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD20100
August 199257.1PoorGoodGoodPoorSD20100
July 199075.5FairGoodVery GoodFairFO20100

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,69721,0791,349267
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,7859,5851,0002000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,89607,1067900
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.26969801200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1252560400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.250002500
Movable Bearingeach50010400
Fixed Bearingeach2505200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2133200100