Brickell Ave. over Miami River


+25.76992, -80.18997
25°46'12" N, 80°11'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Brickell Ave. over Miami River
Structure number:870759
Location:Brickell Ave. & Miami Riv
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:149.3 ft. [45.5 m]
Total length:419.0 ft. [127.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:81.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017GoodGoodVery GoodGood3650081.1
February 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood3250081.9
February 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood3250084.7
February 2011GoodGoodVery GoodGood3250084.7
February 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood3250084.7
February 2009GoodGoodVery GoodGood3050086.2
February 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood3250085.8
February 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3100087.2
January 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3600085.2
August 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3900084.6
December 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9350079.0
December 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9350025.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5965276900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0009310069
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0072,007000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,0922,090200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,000998002
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.27,70427,6590450
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.539539000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0001,000000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2622332900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.188187010
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.305305000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach22000
Open Grid Decksq. ft.11,46211,461010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,46211,462000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.2,6062,40719900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,6062,606000
Compression Jointlinear ft.37025012000
Open Jointlinear ft.153153000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3636000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.70229640510
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,8082,40300405
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9068861730
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.604604000