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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
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

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