I55 NB over I-55 N.B. / SR-3


+35.06333, -90.02250
35°03'48" N, 90°01'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I55 NB over I-55 N.B. / SR-3
Structure number:79I00550029
Location:I55 / SR 3 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Total length:228.0 ft. [69.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.4 ft. [30.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
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:105,430 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:93.1 tons [84.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201690.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-105430
February 201589.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO101670
February 201389.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO98370
March 201189.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO99430
April 200988.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-103650
June 200792.0GoodGoodGoodGood-106260
August 200589.5GoodGoodGoodGood-91810
August 200391.7GoodGoodGoodGood-89370
July 200174.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-69270
January 200072.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-56600
January 199871.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-61900
September 199571.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-61900
August 199577.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO60110
August 199377.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO53310
November 199177.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO52910

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1271,127000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2252061900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,64322,640300
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3030000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.226218800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.182182000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2323000
Fixed Bearingeach1401400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.451451000