AMES AVE/FAU 5080 over US75


+41.29959, -95.95165
41°17'59" N, 95°57'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:AMES AVE/FAU 5080 over US75
Structure number:S075 09327
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:2
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 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,000 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:83.8 tons [76.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:85.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201685.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good9000
March 201485.8Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good9000
March 201292.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good9000
February 201092.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good9400
March 200890.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9400
February 200690.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10600
August 200490.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10300
March 200290.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10000
October 200090.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9700
August 199890.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9700
September 199690.3Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent12200
September 199491.6Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentExcellent12100
July 199291.4Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent14850
July 199091.4Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent14850