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FOREST PARK PKWY over METROLINK

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Coordinates:
+38.64007, -90.26706
38°38'24" N, 90°16'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FOREST PARK PKWY over METROLINK
Structure number:12947
Old structure number:U387525004 115 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 18 T 45 N R 7 E
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.7 ft. [17.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:36°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
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: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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:29,920 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:2.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,020,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 20162.0PoorSeriousSeriousPoorSD29920
April 201524.6PoorSeriousSeriousPoorSD29920
April 201443.0PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD29920
April 201347.4PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD29920
March 201147.4PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactorySD29920
April 200937.1PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactorySD29920
April 200737.1PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactorySD29920
May 200557.1FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-29920
May 200355.6FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO29920
July 200155.6FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO29920
June 199932.1PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD29920
April 199139.6PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD16100

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,54700592955
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,0830080310,280
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,922008,465457
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,725003,8633,862
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1381281000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.16411633150
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1389830100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach32220010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32220010
Fixed Bearingeach1000100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1000010
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.304300040
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.304003040