I40 over I40 / UNIVERSITY AVE.


+35.96306, -83.94611
35°57'47" N, 83°56'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I40 / UNIVERSITY AVE.
Structure number:47I00400049
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:460.7 ft. [140.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:126.0 ft. [38.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:154,010 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% 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: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:62.4 tons [56.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201681.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO154010
November 201481.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO144580
November 201281.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO131940
November 201081.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO127990
December 200880.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO127590
October 200682.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-114820
November 200482.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-105740
November 200282.7GoodGoodGoodGood-112650
November 200081.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-108940
October 19980.0-----53820
October 199682.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-104280
December 199484.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-76100
October 199285.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-89000
October 199085.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-89000