WEST 159TH STREET over IR-90


+41.46944, -81.80889
41°28'10" N, 81°48'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:WEST 159TH STREET over IR-90
Structure number:1808060
Location:.74 MI E OF JCT SR237
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
Year reconstructed:2001
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: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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,855 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:78.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201578.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3855
March 201478.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3855
March 201378.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3855
March 201178.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3855
May 201078.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3855
May 200978.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
June 200878.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
October 200776.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
October 200676.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
November 200576.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
August 200476.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
June 200376.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
April 200280.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood3855
May 200086.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory1000
July 199986.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory1000
July 199886.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory1000
November 199786.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory1000
July 199686.4Structurally deficientPoorGoodSatisfactory1000
May 199584.4Structurally deficientPoorVery GoodGood1000
May 199475.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1000
April 199373.4Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory1000
March 199286.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood1000
March 199186.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood1000