I 55 over US 80/KCS RR


+32.28051, -90.17268
32°16'50" N, 90°10'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 55 over US 80/KCS RR
Structure number:11000550610934A
Location:I 55 OVER US 80
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:2748.2 ft. [837.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:45
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:54,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:52.7 tons [47.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.4 tons [46.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201686.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO54500
December 201489.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO50000
November 201289.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO52000
November 201089.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO52000
October 200889.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO51500
March 200791.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO50500
December 200491.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-48500
January 200391.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-49000
December 200090.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-39000
August 199890.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-39000
March 199783.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO39000
March 199585.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO34500
September 199185.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO32300
November 198983.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO30740

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.28,67128,671000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.164,806164,806000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach456456000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3838000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.183183000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2,2592,259000
Open Jointlinear ft.3,5473,547000
Elastomeric Bearingeach920920000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,4955,495000