US-42 over I-480 (CUY-480-1355)


+41.42139, -81.72472
41°25'17" N, 81°43'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-42 over I-480 (CUY-480-1355)
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: October 2016

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:Good [7 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]
Operating rating:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201689.6GoodGoodGoodGood-15325
September 201589.7GoodGoodGoodGood-14860
July 201489.7GoodGoodGoodGood-14860
June 201389.7GoodGoodGoodGood-14860
November 201287.7GoodGoodGoodGood-14860
October 201187.7GoodGoodGoodGood-14860
November 201087.2GoodGoodGoodGood-18110
August 200987.2GoodGoodGoodGood-18110
July 200887.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-18110
August 200787.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-18110
September 200687.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-18110
September 200587.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-18110
August 200486.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-23240
November 200386.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-23240
April 200286.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-23240
February 200088.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-23240
May 199988.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-23240
November 199888.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-23240
August 199688.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-23240
April 199588.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-23240
April 199488.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-23240
April 199387.3GoodGoodGoodVery Good-28240
June 199287.3GoodGoodGoodVery Good-28240
April 199187.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-28240

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,7002,6732700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.21,90521,6502311212
Reinforced Concrete Columneach53110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.18814228180
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9490400
Elastomeric Bearingeach2727000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6005643060