I40 over I40 / RUTLEDGE PIKE


+36.00694, -83.87417
36°00'25" N, 83°52'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I40 / RUTLEDGE PIKE
Structure number:47I00400085
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:229.0 ft. [69.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:136.2 ft. [41.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:41°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,850 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:65.3 tons [59.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201685.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO76850
December 201485.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO77380
January 201385.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO75180
January 201185.1FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO80680
January 200984.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO87900
November 200687.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO69170
November 200487.1FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO69810
February 200376.5FairFairGoodFair-76890
January 200190.0FairFairGoodSatisfactory-73480
November 199889.9FairFairGoodSatisfactory-74790
January 199786.7FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO74610
January 199589.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO56630
November 199289.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO59950
November 199089.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO59950