I55 over I-55 / METAL MUSEUM DR


+35.12511, -90.07269
35°07'30" N, 90°04'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I55 over I-55 / METAL MUSEUM DR
Structure number:79I00550099
Location:.1 MI FROM MS RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:63,330 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:27% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:78.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,916,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6333078.8
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6222078.8
February 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair6511065.8
February 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair5473065.8
March 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair5204065.8
April 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair4803065.8
June 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair4542065.8
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair5084065.8
August 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair4729065.8
September 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair4708067.8
January 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair4744067.8
January 1998FairSatisfactoryFairFair3841069.8
September 1995FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4243065.0
August 1993FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3625065.0
November 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3242076.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7111,711000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,0199,019000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,7698,769000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.172172000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.148148000
Elastomeric Bearingeach9090000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.226226000