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EADS BRIDGE over MISSISSIPPI RVR, METROL

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Coordinates:
+38.62922, -90.18219
38°37'45" N, 90°10'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:EADS BRIDGE over MISSISSIPPI RVR, METROL
Structure number:12992
Location:S 00 T 00N R 0E
Purpose:Carries highway and railroad over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:552.5 ft. [168.4 m]
Total length:4007.1 ft. [1221.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:52.5 ft. [16.0 m]
Owner:Other Local Agencies [25]
Year built:1874
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:65.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$70,409,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair200065.2
April 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair200053.0
November 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair200053.0
November 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair200069.3
May 2010FairGoodFairFair200069.3
April 2008FairGoodFairFair200069.3
July 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood200080.4
May 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood200080.4
October 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory200080.4
May 2000PoorPoorFairPoor2700036.1