I55 over I-55 / METAL MUSEUM DR


+35.12500, -90.07250
35°07'30" N, 90°04'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:14.4 ft. [4.4 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: January 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:62,220 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:53.5 tons [48.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.7 tons [28.8 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201778.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-62220
February 201565.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO65110
February 201365.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO54730
March 201165.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO52040
April 200965.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO48030
June 200765.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO45420
August 200565.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO50840
August 200365.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO47290
September 200167.8FairSatisfactoryFairFair-47080
January 200067.8FairSatisfactoryFairFair-47440
January 199869.8FairSatisfactoryFairFair-38410
September 199565.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO42430
August 199365.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO36250
November 199176.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO32420