+38.55333, -121.40833
38°33'12" N, 121°24'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:HOWE AVE over U.S. HIGHWAY 50
Structure number:24 0186
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.6 ft. [25.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:16°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:62,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:109.8 tons [99.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201597.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good62000
November 201376.0Structurally deficientPoorVery GoodGood58700
November 201176.0Structurally deficientPoorVery GoodGood58700
November 200974.0Structurally deficientSeriousVery GoodGood58700
November 200774.0Structurally deficientSeriousVery GoodGood58700
November 200592.0Not deficientFairVery GoodGood58700
March 200592.0Not deficientFairVery GoodGood58700
November 200293.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood58700
September 200193.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood58700
February 199793.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood58700
March 199593.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good58700
April 199393.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good58700
January 199193.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good58700