I40 over I-40 / SMITH AVE.


+35.17278, -90.01917
35°10'22" N, 90°01'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I40 over I-40 / SMITH AVE.
Structure number:79I00400051
Location:1 MI S OF I40 -SR 300 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:114,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Sufficiency rating:77.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,530,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201677.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good114040
January 201575.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood111150
January 201375.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood111600
March 201175.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood116720
April 200975.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood109770
May 200779.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood100850
August 200575.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood93390
August 200375.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood103920
September 200178.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood98550
January 200077.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood93840
December 199779.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood93710
August 199578.0Not deficientFairGoodGood88100
August 199378.0Not deficientFairGoodGood86210
November 199178.0Not deficientFairGoodGood73570