I40 over I-40 / SAM COOPER BLVD


+35.15139, -89.88500
35°09'05" N, 89°53'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I40 over I-40 / SAM COOPER BLVD
Structure number:79I00400101
Location:I40 & 1240 EAST JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Total length:205.7 ft. [62.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:2001
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:93,890 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:46.5 tons [42.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:70.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,882,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201570.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory93890
January 201365.1Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory96990
March 201167.4Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory96180
April 200967.1Not deficientPoorFairSatisfactory100500
June 200767.0Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory102260
August 200567.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory101950
August 200467.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory104850
August 200347.8Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory98310
September 200147.5Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory101130
January 200045.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory93800
December 199745.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory109700
August 199552.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory109700
September 199561.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory107550
August 199361.0Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory98500
November 199172.0Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory95650