I40 over I40 / RUTLEDGE PIKE


+36.00694, -83.87417
36°00'25" N, 83°52'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I40 over I40 / RUTLEDGE PIKE
Structure number:47I00400085
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:229.0 ft. [69.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:136.2 ft. [41.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:41°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Year reconstructed:1982
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:77,380 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:65.3 tons [59.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:85.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201485.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory77380
January 201385.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory75180
January 201185.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory80680
January 200984.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory87900
November 200687.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory69170
November 200487.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory69810
February 200376.5Not deficientFairGoodFair76890
January 200190.0Not deficientFairGoodSatisfactory73480
November 199889.9Not deficientFairGoodSatisfactory74790
January 199786.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory74610
January 199589.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory56630
November 199289.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory59950
November 199089.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory59950