NW 34th Avenue over Comfort Canal


+25.78611, -80.25139
25°47'10" N, 80°15'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:NW 34th Avenue over Comfort Canal
Structure number:876417
Location:450Ft. S of NW 14th St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1947
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,497 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.8 tons [29.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:69.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201569.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 201364.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
October 201169.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200968.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200868.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200768.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200668.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200569.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
September 200469.2Not applicableSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory2497
December 200368.2Not applicableGoodPoorSatisfactory2497
December 200268.2Not applicableGoodPoorSatisfactory2497
March 200082.4Not applicableGoodFairSatisfactory2497
March 199882.4Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory2448
January 199682.3Not applicableGoodSatisfactoryFair2400
April 199482.3Not applicableGoodSatisfactoryFair2400
March 199284.4Not applicableGoodSatisfactoryFair2000
March 199094.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1650