Brickell Ave. over Miami River


+25.78056, -80.19028
25°46'50" N, 80°11'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Brickell Ave. over Miami River
Structure number:870759
Location:Brickell Ave. & Miami Riv
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:149.3 ft. [45.5 m]
Total length:419.0 ft. [127.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:32,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:50.3 tons [45.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.1 tons [27.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201581.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood32500
February 201384.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood32500
February 201184.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood32500
February 201084.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood32500
February 200986.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood30500
February 200785.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood32500
February 200587.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good31000
January 200385.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good36000
August 200184.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good39000
December 199879.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93500
December 199525.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93500