US-127 BR NB over US-127 SB


+43.80139, -84.75874
43°48'05" N, 84°45'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-127 BR NB over US-127 SB
Structure number:000000000004261
Old structure number:37137014000S090 (from 1992 edition)
Location:@ US-127 BR N CLARE EXIT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:222.8 ft. [67.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:56°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,161 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:56.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017PoorPoorPoorFair216156.7
April 2015FairFairFairFair216175.1
April 2013FairFairFairFair216175.1
April 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair216175.1
April 2009FairFairSatisfactoryFair216175.1
April 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory262486.1
April 2005FairFairGoodGood500078.6
April 2003FairFairGoodGood500078.6
April 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood500079.6
July 1999FairGoodVery GoodFair500069.2
June 1997FairGoodVery GoodFair500069.2
October 1995FairGoodVery GoodFair400069.8
July 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory400081.1
March 1991FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory400081.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2361,10099370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,40211,53200870
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,7591904,4512,1180
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,3403,4718011,0680
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1220100
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.8407700700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.151142720
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.605605000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.126084420
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.5684930750
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.118011404
Pourable Jointlinear ft.118001180
Movable Bearingeach1810800
Fixed Bearingeach1814400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.41234648180
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,102823,000020