I-55 NBL over I-55 S.B. / MCLEMORE AVE


+35.11631, -90.07211
35°06'59" N, 90°04'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-55 NBL over I-55 S.B. / MCLEMORE AVE
Structure number:79I00550090
Location:0.65 MI. S OF SR-1 JCT.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:352.1 ft. [107.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,180 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:58.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$859,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairFairSatisfactoryFair5318058.7
January 2017FairFairSatisfactoryFair5693058.4
February 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5413068.2
February 2013FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6355067.6
March 2011FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4785068.6
April 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5683068.1
June 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6506067.5
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6239068.8
August 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6140068.8
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6284071.9
January 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5565075.8
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5894079.8
August 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4840082.0
August 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4745082.0
November 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3960068.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1062,106000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,59214,592000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.27,90427,904000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9292000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.218218000
Elastomeric Bearingeach5151000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.640640000