US 78 over DUGAN AVE.


+33.54713, -86.87855
33°32'50" N, 86°52'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 78 over DUGAN AVE.
Structure number:001392
Old structure number:000000043701740 (from 1992 edition)
Location:US78 * DUGAN AVE.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,380 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:12% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:65.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,496,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4538065.0
May 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4538065.0
May 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4538065.0
May 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory4112068.0
May 2009FairGoodFairGood4471068.0
May 2007FairSatisfactoryFairGood3779068.0
May 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood3764068.0
May 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood4202068.0
May 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood4202068.0
May 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood3815068.0
March 1997FairGoodFairGood3815068.0
March 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3632067.9
January 1993GoodGoodGoodGood3462063.9
January 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good3525070.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,22501,214110
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,2758,37989600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,7007,48800212
Reinforced Concrete Columneach86200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.138013710
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8808170
Open Jointlinear ft.212000212
Movable Bearingeach2100210
Fixed Bearingeach2100210
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3506228440