AMES AVE/FAU 5080 over US75


+41.29961, -95.95192
41°17'59" N, 95°57'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AMES AVE/FAU 5080 over US75
Structure number:S075 09327
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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: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: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,000 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:84.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018GoodGoodGoodVery Good900084.0
March 2016GoodGoodGoodVery Good900085.8
March 2014GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good900085.8
March 2012GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good900092.1
February 2010GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good940092.1
March 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good940090.6
February 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1060090.5
August 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1030090.5
March 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1000090.6
October 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good970090.6
August 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good970090.6
September 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1220090.3
September 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1210091.6
July 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1485091.4
July 1990GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1485091.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9533911,56200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,15029,5301,11247038
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.20,77020,05571230
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6060000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.144144000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6060000
Pot Bearingeach77000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.56145110820