I40 over I-40 / CHELSEA AVE.


+35.17028, -90.01806
35°10'13" N, 90°01'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I40 over I-40 / CHELSEA AVE.
Structure number:79I00400047
Location:1.5 MI N OF I40-I240 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Total length:181.1 ft. [55.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Year reconstructed:1976
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:113,250 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:79.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,613,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201579.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood113250
January 201379.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood113830
March 201179.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood118370
April 200979.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood111600
June 200779.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood99360
August 200576.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood93390
August 200376.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood103920
September 200178.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood98550
January 200078.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood93840
December 199780.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood97620
August 199584.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood88900
August 199384.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood86840
November 199184.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood85750