Airport Way S over ARGO RR Yard


+47.55528, -122.32222
47°33'19" N, 122°19'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Airport Way S over ARGO RR Yard
Structure number:085358000000000
Location:5200 Airport Way S
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:107.0 ft. [32.6 m]
Total length:956.1 ft. [291.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:2012
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:13
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:65.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,400,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood1700065.5
July 2015FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood1490074.4
July 2013FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood1490074.4
June 2011PoorFairSeriousFair137714.0
September 2010PoorFairSeriousFair137714.0
November 2008PoorFairSeriousFair1377119.6
November 2006PoorFairSeriousFair1700021.0
October 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1700077.9
November 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1370078.5
July 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1370078.5
June 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1320078.6
December 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1320078.6
June 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1320078.6
August 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1230078.8
June 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1230078.6
August 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1230078.6
June 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1230078.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6521,3521002000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.42,68039,23102,463986
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,8215,7960250
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,7011,68110100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.43,94640,39502,5361,015
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.39,53039,530000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.39,530039,510020
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3333000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116116000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.184184000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.233023300
Compression Jointlinear ft.2,03802,03800
Open Jointlinear ft.8408400
Elastomeric Bearingeach190190000
Movable Bearingeach88000
Fixed Bearingeach2323000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,9131,9030100