Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)


+25.78972, -80.18194
25°47'23" N, 80°10'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Venetian Causeway over ICWW (Fracture Critical)
Structure number:874459
Location:Btw Miami & Biscayne Isle
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:138.5 ft. [42.2 m]
Total length:2001.7 ft. [610.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1927
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:25,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:19.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201619.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory25500
January 201423.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory25500
January 201232.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory25500
January 201032.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory25500
December 200932.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory25500
December 200721.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25500
December 200621.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25500
January 200620.0Not deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25500
January 200419.0Not deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory25500
April 200281.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25500
December 200083.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood25500
February 200017.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious25500
November 199712.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious25000
March 199612.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious25000
February 199415.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious7500
July 199215.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious7020
January 199214.6Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSerious7774