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EADS BRIDGE over MISSISSIPPI RVR, METROL

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Coordinates:
+38.62922, -90.18219
38°37'45" N, 90°10'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:EADS BRIDGE over MISSISSIPPI RVR, METROL
Structure number:12992
Location:S 00 T 00N R 0E
Purpose:Carries highway and railroad over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:552.5 ft. [168.4 m]
Total length:4007.1 ft. [1221.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:54.8 ft. [16.7 m]
Owner:Other Local Agencies [25]
Year built:1874
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:57.4 tons [52.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:53.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$70,409,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201453.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair2000
November 201353.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair2000
November 201269.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair2000
May 201069.3Not deficientGoodFairFair2000
April 200869.3Not deficientGoodFairFair2000
July 200680.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood2000
May 200580.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood2000
October 200380.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2000
May 200036.1Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor27000