I40 over I-40 / SAM COOPER BLVD


+35.15150, -89.88525
35°09'05" N, 89°53'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over I-40 / SAM COOPER BLVD
Structure number:79I00400101
Location:I40 & 1240 EAST JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Total length:205.7 ft. [62.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:2001
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
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:158,810 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:69.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,882,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15881069.1
January 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13389070.6
January 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9389070.8
January 2013PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory9699065.1
March 2011PoorPoorFairSatisfactory9618067.4
April 2009PoorPoorFairSatisfactory10050067.1
June 2007PoorPoorFairSatisfactory10226067.0
August 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory10195067.2
August 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory10485067.1
August 2003PoorPoorFairSatisfactory9831047.8
September 2001PoorPoorFairSatisfactory10113047.5
January 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory9380045.7
December 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory10970045.7
September 1995PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory10755061.0
August 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory10970052.0
August 1993PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory9850061.0
November 1991PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory9565072.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5252,523200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,39613,386730
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,00213,002000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.136135100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.132127500
Elastomeric Bearingeach4949000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.400400000