+45.88874, -122.73263
45°53'19" N, 122°43'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-5 over LEWIS RIVER
Structure number:0002559A0000000
Location:5.8 N JCT SR 501
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:324.2 ft. [98.8 m]
Total length:1310.1 ft. [399.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:32,564 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:40.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$30,392,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory3256440.3
March 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3256453.3
March 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory3307251.1
August 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory3307241.9
September 2009FairFairFairGood3374744.1
September 2007FairFairFairGood5561839.5
September 2005FairFairFairGood5561839.5
October 2003FairFairFairGood5561839.5
March 2002FairFairFairGood5561839.5
February 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood5561840.8
April 2000FairSatisfactoryFairGood2315447.4
March 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood2315447.4
April 1997FairSatisfactoryFairGood2315449.5
April 1996FairSatisfactoryFairGood2315451.4
October 1994FairSatisfactoryFairGood2315451.4
April 1993FairSatisfactoryFairGood1719852.2
January 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1719862.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4902,4782100
Steel Stringerlinear ft.8,7488,3954043270
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.90,41890,418000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.62,88062,8550025
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.62,880062,425330125
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,620001,6200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.167,440167,440000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,5811,580010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,34016,340000
Steel Gusset Plateeach118760420
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4040000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.276275010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.22000
Compression Jointlinear ft.4800480
Open Jointlinear ft.1,4880001,488
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.4804800
Movable Bearingeach66000
Fixed Bearingeach22000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,6201,6080120
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.997997000