I40 over I-40 / CHELSEA AVE.


+35.17033, -90.01825
35°10'13" N, 90°01'06" 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:117,580 [as of 2017]
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]
Sufficiency rating:80.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,613,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood11758080.0
December 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood11655079.0
January 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood11325079.0
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood11383079.0
March 2011GoodGoodGoodGood11837079.0
April 2009GoodGoodGoodGood11160079.0
June 2007GoodGoodGoodGood9936079.0
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood9339076.7
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood10392076.7
September 2001GoodGoodGoodGood9855078.7
January 2000GoodGoodGoodGood9384078.7
December 1997GoodGoodGoodGood9762080.7
August 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood8890084.0
August 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryGood8684084.0
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood8575084.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,9454,9252000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,90718,907000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.18,55418,15440000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2019100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.238238000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.238238000
Elastomeric Bearingeach112112000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5304943600