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SPARKMAN ST over SHOAL CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.42833, -86.92667
34°25'42" N, 86°55'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SPARKMAN ST over SHOAL CREEK
Structure number:000095
Old structure number:0000000952M0040 (from 1992 edition)
Location:JCT SPARKMAN ST*SHOAL CRK
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,123 [as of 2001]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:47.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$627,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017PoorPoorFairFair212347.3
November 2015PoorPoorFairFair212347.3
September 2014PoorPoorFairFair212347.3
September 2013PoorPoorFairFair212347.3
September 2012PoorPoorFairFair212347.3
September 2011PoorPoorFairPoor212333.9
March 2010PoorPoorFairPoor212328.4
May 2007PoorPoorPoorPoor212326.2
February 2004PoorPoorPoorPoor212326.2
July 2001PoorPoorPoorPoor212326.2
April 1999PoorPoorPoorPoor204125.8
August 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor179025.8
April 1993FairFairGoodSatisfactory179051.0
March 1991FairFairGoodSatisfactory178058.1