NW S. River Drive over FEC Canal


+25.84139, -80.30611
25°50'29" N, 80°18'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NW S. River Drive over FEC Canal
Structure number:874094
Location:300Ft. E of NW 74th St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Total length:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1967
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: April 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,861 [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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:59.3 tons [53.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.7 tons [39.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201479.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
April 201279.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
April 201079.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
April 200879.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
April 200680.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
April 200480.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
June 200280.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
October 199979.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2861
September 199779.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood2805
September 199577.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2750
March 199480.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2750
February 199268.4Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory2750
February 199080.7Not deficient-GoodSatisfactory2750