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MICHIGAN AVENUE over BUFFALO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.87149, -78.87286
42°52'17" N, 78°52'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MICHIGAN AVENUE over BUFFALO RIVER
Structure number:000000002260450
Location:.3 MI SW JCT SH5 & BUF RV
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:235.9 ft. [71.9 m]
Total length:246.1 ft. [75.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,923 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:63.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$17,242,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairGoodGoodFair292363.7
November 2016FairGoodGoodFair294963.7
November 2014FairVery GoodGoodFair174462.9
November 2012FairVery GoodGoodFair174062.9
December 2010FairVery GoodGoodFair227775.6
December 2008FairVery GoodGoodFair227775.6
December 2006FairVery GoodGoodFair345975.4
December 2004FairVery GoodGoodFair227775.6
December 2002FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair227776.6
December 2000FairExcellentSatisfactoryFair227776.6
December 1998FairExcellentSatisfactoryFair227776.6
December 1996PoorVery GoodFairPoor360460.2
November 1995PoorSeriousPoorPoor360428.0
December 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor400027.6
December 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor400030.0
November 1992PoorSeriousPoorPoor400027.6
November 1990PoorPoorFairPoor400044.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,4443,00144300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,6319,0427,0001,4022,187
Steel Trusslinear ft.49236912300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,725014,0452,8081,872
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7880711770
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,13703,0003,0003,137
Steel Gusset Plateeach44022220
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6601653301650
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.117001170
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.117001170
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.117011700
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.8,2088,208000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,41616,416000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,4168,2088,20800
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,14001,14000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,14001,14000
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.9109100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach30210
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24012012
Fixed Bearingeach30300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30015015
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4920481110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,96801,3780590