+32.26835, -90.21013
32°16'06" N, 90°12'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 55 over MCDOWELL ROAD
Structure number:110005502509070
Location:0.6 MI S JCT I55S I20W
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:220.2 ft. [67.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:114.5 ft. [34.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:117.8 ft. [35.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:47,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:66.6 tons [60.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201679.9FairFairGoodFair-47000
June 201480.9FairFairGoodFair-75000
June 201280.9FairFairGoodFair-75000
June 201092.4FairFairGoodGood-75000
May 200891.4FairFairGoodGood-75000
September 200694.0FairFairGoodGood-64000
October 200495.1GoodGoodGoodGood-62000
August 200295.2GoodGoodGoodGood-59000
October 200096.8GoodGoodGoodGood-26000
August 199896.8GoodGoodGoodGood-26000
April 199798.0GoodGoodGoodGood-26000
January 199598.0GoodGoodGoodGood-44410
June 199198.0GoodGoodGoodGood-40380