Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)


+25.78987, -80.18134
25°47'24" N, 80°10'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)
Structure number:874459
Location:Btw Miami & Biscayne Isle
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:138.5 ft. [42.2 m]
Total length:2001.7 ft. [610.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1927
Year reconstructed:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:64.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairGoodFairSatisfactory2550064.0
January 2016PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory2550019.0
January 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory2550023.0
January 2012FairFairFairSatisfactory2550032.6
January 2010FairFairFairSatisfactory2550032.6
December 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory2550032.6
December 2007PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2550021.0
December 2006PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2550021.0
January 2006PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2550020.0
January 2004PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory2550019.0
April 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2550081.7
December 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2550083.5
February 2000PoorPoorSeriousSerious2550017.0
November 1997PoorPoorSeriousSerious2500012.0
March 1996PoorPoorSeriousSerious2500012.0
February 1994PoorPoorSeriousSerious750015.0
July 1992PoorPoorSeriousSerious702015.8
January 1992PoorPoorSeriousSerious777414.6