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I-5 over COWLITZ RIVER

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Coordinates:
+46.41287, -122.89000
46°24'46" N, 122°53'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-5 over COWLITZ RIVER
Structure number:0004367B0000000
Location:2.0 N COWLITZ CO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Total length:759.9 ft. [231.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,119 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:55.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$13,680,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairFairFairGood2211955.3
June 2015PoorFairPoorGood2211948.4
June 2013FairSatisfactoryFairGood2184361.7
June 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood2184361.7
June 2009FairSatisfactoryFairGood2260063.7
June 2007FairFairFairGood1956363.1
May 2005FairFairFairGood1956363.1
October 2003FairFairFairGood1956363.1
March 2002FairFairFairGood1956363.1
March 2001FairFairFairFair1956363.1
August 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair1838764.3
March 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair1838764.3
March 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair1838764.3
April 1996FairSatisfactoryFairGood1838766.3
June 1995FairSatisfactoryFairGood1838766.3
April 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood1495052.2
July 1990FairFairSatisfactoryGood1495078.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0841,084000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,3603,28810260
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,82118,11002,4741,237
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.24,24423,999198047
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.960720180600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.62,34551,74207,0683,535
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.621620010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,0333,3470457229
Steel Gusset Plateeach6464000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.123123000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3535000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6400064
Open Jointlinear ft.448025616032
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.96064320
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1210020
Fixed Bearingeach42020
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5201,512080