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FOREST PARK PKWY over METROLINK

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Coordinates:
+38.64007, -90.26706
38°38'24" N, 90°16'01" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FOREST PARK PKWY over METROLINK
Structure number:12947
Old structure number:U387525004 115 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 18 T 45 N R 7 E
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.7 ft. [17.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:36°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
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: April 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:29,920 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:57.4 tons [52.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.7 tons [31.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:24.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,020,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201524.6Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousPoor29920
April 201443.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor29920
April 201347.4Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor29920
March 201147.4Structurally deficientSeriousPoorSatisfactory29920
April 200937.1Structurally deficientSeriousPoorSatisfactory29920
April 200737.1Structurally deficientSeriousPoorSatisfactory29920
May 200557.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair29920
May 200355.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair29920
July 200155.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair29920
June 199932.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryGoodPoor29920
April 199139.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryGoodPoor16100