SR-44 over St. Johns River


+29.00873, -81.38207
29°00'31" N, 81°22'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR-44 over St. Johns River
Structure number:110063
Location:SR-44 over St Johns River
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:104.7 ft. [31.9 m]
Total length:525.0 ft. [160.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,400 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:40.2
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$522,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory1040040.2
April 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory1040040.2
April 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory1040040.2
April 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory1040040.2
April 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1060051.8
April 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1130051.8
April 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1080051.8
May 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1040051.8
June 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory990052.0
May 1999GoodGoodGoodGood520057.4
March 1997GoodGoodGoodGood890054.9
April 1996GoodGoodGoodGood560067.5
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood830060.6
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood800158.5
March 1992GoodGoodGoodGood800158.5
August 1991GoodGoodGoodGood800158.5