I40 over I40 / PAPERMILL RD.


+35.94139, -84.00194
35°56'29" N, 84°00'07" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I40 over I40 / PAPERMILL RD.
Structure number:47I00400031
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:121.4 ft. [37.0 m]
Total length:356.6 ft. [108.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:152.9 ft. [46.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:155.8 ft. [47.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Skew angle:47°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2006
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
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: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:182,560 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:63.4 tons [57.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201485.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good182560
November 201285.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good178240
November 201085.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good178800
December 200885.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good173580
November 200684.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good146430
February 200581.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory154890
November 200281.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory150020
November 200081.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory140170
October 199881.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory163220
October 199685.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory149870
November 199485.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood113580
October 199285.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood109410
October 199085.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood109410