M.L.K. JR. DRIVE over I-285


+33.75357, -84.49536
33°45'13" N, 84°29'43" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:M.L.K. JR. DRIVE over I-285
Structure number:000000012100830
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,060 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:49.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201549.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21060
March 201349.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21060
March 201150.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood22830
April 200950.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood22830
May 200750.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood20840
June 200550.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood22200
June 200373.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood25900
April 200173.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood23900
May 199972.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood26000
October 199672.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood23400
October 199472.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood22390
July 199272.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood22390
July 199073.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood20719