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I40 over FRENCH BROAD RIVER

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Coordinates:
+36.04278, -83.33917
36°02'34" N, 83°20'21" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over FRENCH BROAD RIVER
Structure number:45I00400019
Location:IN JEFFERSON COUNTY
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:312.0 ft. [95.1 m]
Total length:2416.1 ft. [736.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.5 ft. [22.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:1983
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,820 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:36% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.6 tons [39.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.7 tons [29.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$63,277,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201668.5FairGoodFairGoodFO25820
August 201568.5FairVery GoodFairSatisfactoryFO25820
October 201463.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD26170
July 201262.6PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD27230
July 201063.0PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD26180
July 200863.1PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD25640
August 200738.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD29180
July 200638.5PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD28720
July 200440.5PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD27950
May 200242.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO29430
May 200042.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO28220
July 199861.5FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO28360
June 199672.5FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO22460
July 199472.5FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO24000
July 199245.5PoorFairPoorSatisfactory-16610
August 199081.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-16610