I40 over I40 / BUCKINGHAM RD.


+35.92944, -84.03722
35°55'46" N, 84°02'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I40 / BUCKINGHAM RD.
Structure number:47I00400023
Location:.4 M SE OF SR1
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Total length:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:116.8 ft. [35.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.8 ft. [36.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:188,950 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:50.5 tons [45.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.7 tons [27.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:57.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,680,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201657.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO188950
November 201457.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO179850
November 201257.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO177680
November 201058.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-172200
December 200858.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-172680
November 200658.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO146430
February 200579.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-145640
November 200279.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-144990
November 200079.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-134780
October 199879.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-149510
October 199682.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-149870
November 199481.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO113580
October 199281.0GoodGoodGoodGood-109410
October 199081.0GoodGoodGoodGood-109410