NW S River Drive over Palmer Lake


+25.80000, -80.25167
25°48'00" N, 80°15'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NW S River Drive over Palmer Lake
Structure number:874134
Location:1500Ft N of NW 33rd Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Total length:102.7 ft. [31.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1949
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,662 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:54.1 tons [49.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.3 tons [29.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:76.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201676.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 201475.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 201275.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 201075.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 200875.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 200677.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3662
August 200477.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3662
October 200277.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3662
February 200077.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3662
February 199877.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3590
February 199677.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3500
May 199472.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3500
April 199272.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood3300
April 199072.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3300