+42.34201, -83.09431
42°20'31" N, 83°05'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:BUCHANAN ST over I-96
Structure number:000000000011607
Old structure number:82182124000S020 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Total length:236.9 ft. [72.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.3 ft. [20.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Year reconstructed:1992
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,139 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Inventory rating:50.1 tons [45.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:82.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201582.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1139
October 201382.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood1139
October 201175.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7490
October 200975.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7490
July 200875.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory7490
July 200675.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory7490
July 200478.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory7490
July 200275.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7490
July 200075.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood7490
August 199875.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood7490
October 199675.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood7490
May 199475.5Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood7490
July 199360.0Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactoryFair7490
May 199260.0Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactoryFair7490
April 199160.0Structurally deficientSeriousGoodFair7490