I40 over I-40 E.B. / AYERS ST.


+35.14997, -90.02967
35°08'60" N, 90°01'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I-40 E.B. / AYERS ST.
Structure number:79I00400013
Location:0.6 MI E OF US-51
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:149.0 ft. [45.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
Year reconstructed:1989
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:65,240 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:27% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:91.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory6524091.5
December 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory7082091.2
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood7030091.2
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood8057090.7
March 2011GoodGoodGoodGood7284091.1
April 2009GoodGoodGoodGood6931091.3
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood6821087.1
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood6876087.1
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood7093087.0
September 2001GoodGoodGoodGood6605093.4
January 2000GoodGoodGoodGood7115075.6
December 1997GoodGoodGoodGood6130078.6
August 1995GoodGoodGoodGood5883094.5
August 1993GoodGoodGoodGood5524094.8
November 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood4659090.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5611,557400
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,7198,717200
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.126126000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.121120100
Elastomeric Bearingeach7676000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.279279000