I40 over I40 / BUCKINGHAM RD.


+35.92944, -84.03722
35°55'46" N, 84°02'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I40 over I40 / BUCKINGHAM RD.
Structure number:47I00400023
Location:.4 M SE OF SR1
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Total length:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:116.8 ft. [35.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.8 ft. [36.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:179,850 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Operating rating:50.5 tons [45.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.7 tons [27.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:57.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,680,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201457.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory179850
November 201257.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory177680
November 201058.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory172200
December 200858.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory172680
November 200658.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory146430
February 200579.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory145640
November 200279.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory144990
November 200079.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory134780
October 199879.8Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory149510
October 199682.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory149870
November 199481.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood113580
October 199281.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood109410
October 199081.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood109410