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I-194 over KALAMAZOO RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+42.30433, -85.18364
42°18'16" N, 85°11'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-194 over KALAMAZOO RIVER
Structure number:000000000001200
Old structure number:13113033000B010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.5 MI N OF I-94
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:76.8 ft. [23.4 m]
Total length:371.7 ft. [113.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
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:24,600 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:73.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair2460073.5
July 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2460054.9
July 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2460073.5
July 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2440673.5
July 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2440673.5
July 2007FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2260074.2
July 2005FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1150078.0
July 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood1150078.7
July 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1150090.1
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1150095.3
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1150090.1
June 1995GoodGoodGoodGood1120090.3
May 1993GoodGoodGoodGood1120090.3
May 1991FairFairSatisfactoryGood1120089.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,8575,518320190
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.51,2855,00046,28500
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.32,40731,9861492720
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.29,71128,5337654130
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.52938071420
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.319316210
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2444819600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.24401271899
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach80393290
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32019212800
Fixed Bearingeach48160320
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.966412128
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,4821,31676900