RTE I81 over RTE 221


+42.44233, -76.03148
42°26'32" N, 76°01'53" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RTE I81 over RTE 221
Structure number:000000001031302
Location:JCT OF RTS 221 + I-81 NB
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:57.7 ft. [17.6 m]
Total length:128.9 ft. [39.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,386 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:30% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$707,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201677.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10386
October 201466.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO10386
October 201266.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO10400
October 201066.0FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO10186
November 200850.0PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD10186
October 200650.0PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD7184
October 200450.0PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD7746
October 200277.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO7746
October 200077.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO7746
November 199877.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO7746
November 199649.0PoorFairSatisfactoryPoorSD9034
November 199451.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD8150
November 199251.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD8150
October 199067.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO6337