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I40 over MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Coordinates:
+35.15167, -90.07000
35°09'06" N, 90°04'12" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Structure number:79I00400001
Location:4 MI E JCT I-55 & I-40
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:900.3 ft. [274.4 m]
Total length:9431.6 ft. [2874.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:85.6 ft. [26.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,940 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:58.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$203,585,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairGood3694058.0
August 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood3600047.0
July 2013PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3600032.8
July 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory4879058.0
May 2009PoorFairPoorSatisfactory4599046.0
May 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair5073058.0
May 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair4900058.0
April 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3500070.7
March 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5153067.3
January 2000----567200.0
March 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood4460067.3
December 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5159069.0
February 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3748069.1
August 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3718069.2
August 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3679074.0
May 1991GoodGoodGoodGood3638074.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.3,7203,559130310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.148,80073,71874,9580124
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.35,18834,444721230
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.636,6163,619631,2871,137573
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.12,00111,9306740
Steel Stringerlinear ft.44,39543,2401,139160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.288,45610,320277,116300720
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.843,413681,454161,3126470
Superstructure
Steel Archlinear ft.7,2006,1201,08000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.949,7250316,099491,168142,458
Steel Secondary Cableeach9494000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,8777,8540023
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.15,34615,140168137
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.208,9430206,566672,310
Steel Gusset Plateeach9283900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,33203,0070325
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2051891060
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2,0191,875128160
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.25216971120
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.4043446000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4,3113,87743130
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,7404191,305412
Assembly with Sealeach9586611441530
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach260260000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach66000
Disk Bearingeach148138811
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.18,75018,64710030
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.28,12520,2457,845350