AMES AVE/FAU 5080 over US75


+41.29959, -95.95165
41°17'59" N, 95°57'06" 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 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 2016

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]
Operating rating:83.8 tons [76.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.8

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201685.8GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO9000
March 201485.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9000
March 201292.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9000
February 201092.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9400
March 200890.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9400
February 200690.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO10600
August 200490.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO10300
March 200290.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO10000
October 200090.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9700
August 199890.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9700
September 199690.3GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO12200
September 199491.6GoodExcellentExcellentExcellentFO12100
July 199291.4GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14850
July 199091.4GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14850

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.59511947600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,8932,893000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,9291,8636600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1818000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4343000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1818000
Pot Bearingeach77000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1691373200