51ST ST E over US 71


+39.03371, -94.55339
39°02'01" N, 94°33'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:51ST ST E over US 71
Structure number:3962
Old structure number:A4864 1 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 27 T 49 N R 33 W
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:102.4 ft. [31.2 m]
Total length:223.1 ft. [68.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,702 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:70.3 tons [63.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201581.7GoodGoodVery GoodExcellent-2702
October 201380.7GoodGoodVery GoodExcellent-2702
October 201189.3GoodGoodVery GoodExcellent-2188
February 201090.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-1937
January 200881.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-2815
November 200581.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-7130
November 200381.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-3480
September 200180.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-3416
September 199980.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-3416
September 199880.6GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent-3416
October 199780.6GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent-3416
October 199688.2GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent-2530