Saturday, December 8, 2012

Florida Keys Bridge #34 Kemp Channel Bridge MM23.5

Kemp Channel Bridge MM23.5
December 8, 2012, Rob Hickman, Keith Nelson


Name: SR 5 (US-1) over KEMP CHANNEL
Structure number: 900116
Location: SUMMERLAND KEY (MM 23.5)
Purpose: Carries two-lane highway over waterway
Route classification: Principal Arterial - Other (Rural)
Length of largest span: 92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Total length: 1116.2 ft. [340.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs: 44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge: 46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge: 14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner: State Highway Agency
Year built: 1982
Historic significance: Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Design load: MS 18 / HS 20
Number of main spans: 12
Main spans material: Prestressed concrete
Main spans design: Stringer/Multi-beam or girder
Deck type: Concrete Cast-in-Place
Wearing surface: Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck)

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