I 55 over US 80/KCS RR


+32.28057, -90.17264
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:11000550610934B
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:2552.0 ft. [777.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.8 ft. [22.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.8 ft. [22.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:1998
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:42
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 2015]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:82.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201682.2GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO54500
December 201485.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO50000
November 201285.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO52000
November 201085.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO52000
October 200885.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO51500
March 200786.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-50500
December 200486.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-51000
January 200386.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-49000
December 200084.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-39000
November 199884.9GoodGoodVery 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.26,09626,096000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.191,199191,199000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach672672000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4242000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.173173000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2,2592,259000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3,1363,136000
Elastomeric Bearingeach846846000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,1055,105000