I55 over I-240 / I-55


+35.07319, -90.02811
35°04'23" N, 90°01'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I55 over I-240 / I-55
Structure number:79I00550038
Location:I55 & I240 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Total length:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:107,820 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:81.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood10782081.0
February 2015FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood10628081.0
February 2013FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood10212081.0
March 2011FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9889081.0
April 2009FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9593081.0
July 2007FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9212085.0
August 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood8969081.0
August 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9045081.0
July 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9354081.0
January 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory7203057.9
January 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair8321046.9
August 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair8321052.0
August 1993FairFairSatisfactoryFair8840065.0
November 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8770077.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,9803,980000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,45611,9054,55100
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1514100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.141141000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.205202300
Elastomeric Bearingeach130130000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4844048000