Mercury Blvd WBL over King Street


+37.04362, -76.34850
37°02'37" N, 76°20'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Mercury Blvd WBL over King Street
Structure number:000000000020386
Location:0.85 TO 167 /1.59 TO 351
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:182.1 ft. [55.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,028 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:91.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1302891.7
May 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1302888.7
June 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1873488.1
October 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1873487.1
October 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1873487.1
October 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1873487.1
October 2005FairGoodGoodFair1873475.8
November 2003FairGoodGoodFair1873475.8
December 2001FairGoodGoodFair1873475.8
October 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1873475.8
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1873475.8
October 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1873476.2
November 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1328678.7
November 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1328678.7
January 1991GoodGoodGoodGood1328689.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2681,12214600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,64315,31287316
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,4648,2891,161140
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,3132,310102
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.127843940
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.108102600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1571312600
Compression Jointlinear ft.53124100
Elastomeric Bearingeach2115240
Fixed Bearingeach2120100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3643224110
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.364362110