USR 42 over I-480 (PEARL)


+41.42174, -81.72458
41°25'18" N, 81°43'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:USR 42 over I-480 (PEARL)
Structure number:1803255
Location:JCT. US-42 WITH I-480
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:147.0 ft. [44.8 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
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: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,325 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:89.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018GoodGoodVery GoodGood1532589.6
August 2017GoodGoodGoodGood1532589.6
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1532589.6
September 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1486089.7
July 2014GoodGoodGoodGood1486089.7
June 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1486089.7
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1486087.7
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1486087.7
November 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1811087.2
August 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1811087.2
July 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1811087.2
August 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1811087.2
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1811087.2
September 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1811087.2
August 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2324086.4
November 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2324086.4
April 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2324086.4
February 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2324088.4
May 1999FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2324088.4
November 1998FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2324088.4
August 1996FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood2324088.4
April 1995GoodGoodVery GoodGood2324088.2
April 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood2324088.2
April 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good2824087.3
June 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good2824087.3
April 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2824087.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,7002,6732700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.21,90521,6502311212
Reinforced Concrete Columneach53110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1881423790
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9490400
Elastomeric Bearingeach2727000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6005643060