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USR 6 over CUY. RIVER & RTA

Map

Coordinates:
+41.49193, -81.70619
41°29'31" N, 81°42'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:USR 6 over CUY. RIVER & RTA
Structure number:1800930
Location:DETROIT/SUPERIOR BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:590.9 ft. [180.1 m]
Total length:2656.0 ft. [809.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:85.3 ft. [26.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:98.4 ft. [30.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1917
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,094 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:65.2
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$5,830,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2009465.2
November 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2009465.2
December 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair2009465.2
December 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair1593066.0
May 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair1593072.1
April 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor1593048.8
October 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor1593049.6
December 2011PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor1593051.0
October 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1923067.4
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1923067.4
December 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1923067.4
August 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1923067.4
July 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1923067.4
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1923078.9
August 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1783079.1
August 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1783079.1
December 2002GoodGoodGoodGood2130078.6
November 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2130082.6
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood2130082.6
August 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2130082.6
August 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor1686053.5
October 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor2072052.5
December 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor2072052.5
September 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor2072052.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,3943,6981,8481,8480
Steel Stringerlinear ft.10,63810,6151220
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.332,900300,20830,9621,7300
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,18246942126824
Steel Archlinear ft.8,0406,5401,475250
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.37,46813,92116,5477,0000
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach3028200
Steel Gusset Plateeach104752540
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40255100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3,4591,6891,6001700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,02201,02200
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2,57902,539400
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,3125,308400