I40 over I-40 / SMITH AVE.


+35.17300, -90.01933
35°10'23" N, 90°01'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I-40 / SMITH AVE.
Structure number:79I00400051
Location:1 MI S OF I40 -SR 300 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:114,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,530,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good11404077.9
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood11115075.9
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood11160075.9
March 2011GoodGoodGoodGood11672075.9
April 2009GoodGoodGoodGood10977075.9
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood10085079.9
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood9339075.9
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood10392075.9
September 2001GoodGoodGoodGood9855078.9
January 2000GoodGoodGoodGood9384077.9
December 1997GoodGoodGoodGood9371079.9
August 1995FairFairGoodGood8810078.0
August 1993FairFairGoodGood8621078.0
November 1991FairFairGoodGood7357078.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4722,472000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,76616,760600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.15,97315,973000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.228228000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.228228000
Elastomeric Bearingeach7676000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.300300000