NW 37th Avenue over Tamiami Canal


+25.79417, -80.25611
25°47'39" N, 80°15'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NW 37th Avenue over Tamiami Canal
Structure number:874002
Location:200Ft. S of NW 21st St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Total length:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
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:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,151 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:74.7 tons [67.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.7 tons [40.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201680.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 201480.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 201280.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 201096.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 200896.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 200696.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
August 200496.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
October 200297.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood17151
February 200097.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory17151
February 199880.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory16815
January 199677.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory15900
May 199480.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15900
April 199267.4Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory15600
April 199090.7Not deficient-GoodSatisfactory15600