US 78 over DUGAN AVE.


+33.53333, -86.86667
33°31'60" N, 86°52'00" 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,380 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:72.1 tons [65.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.2 tons [39.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,541,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201565.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO45380
May 201365.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO45380
May 201168.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO41120
May 200968.0FairGoodFairGoodFO44710
May 200768.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO37790
May 200568.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO37640
May 200368.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO42020
May 200168.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO42020
May 199968.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO38150
March 199768.0FairGoodFairGoodFO38150
March 199567.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO36320
January 199363.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO34620
January 199170.1GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO35250

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
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