I40 over I-40 / CHELSEA AVE.


+35.17028, -90.01806
35°10'13" N, 90°01'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I40 over I-40 / CHELSEA AVE.
Structure number:79I00400047
Location:1.5 MI N OF I40-I240 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Total length:181.1 ft. [55.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Year reconstructed:1976
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:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:116,550 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% 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:65.3 tons [59.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,613,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201679.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO116550
January 201579.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO113250
January 201379.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO113830
March 201179.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO118370
April 200979.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO111600
June 200779.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO99360
August 200576.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO93390
August 200376.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO103920
September 200178.7GoodGoodGoodGood-98550
January 200078.7GoodGoodGoodGood-93840
December 199780.7GoodGoodGoodGood-97620
August 199584.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-88900
August 199384.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-86840
November 199184.0GoodGoodGoodGood-85750