+41.47694, -81.67833
41°28'37" N, 81°40'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-490 over CUYAHOGA RIVER
Structure number:1811991
Location:0.8 MI. EAST OF JCT I-71
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:339.9 ft. [103.6 m]
Total length:3462.1 ft. [1055.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:138.1 ft. [42.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:28
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:72,091 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:59.2 tons [53.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201685.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-72091
November 201589.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-61890
September 201489.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-61890
December 201389.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-61890
December 201289.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-61890
November 201189.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-61890
November 201089.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
October 200989.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
December 200889.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
December 200789.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
December 200689.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
December 200589.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-63010
August 200489.4GoodGoodGoodGood-61510
June 200291.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-45780
November 200091.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-45780
December 199991.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-45780
December 199891.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-45780
December 199691.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-45780
December 199389.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-56590
October 199191.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-56590

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.55,59055,035492630
Steel Stringerlinear ft.16,94316,76817500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.510,184384,440123,6301,942172
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.518,995392,570124,7001,600125
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.18,62918,471105521
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach6556000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach132131010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2625100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.525524100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3,8223,8031360
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.1,256908289581
Movable Bearingeach465457800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8,1927,84220012525