AL 269 M.P.1.43 over T C I STEEL MILL


+33.51435, -86.90115
33°30'52" N, 86°54'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL 269 M.P.1.43 over T C I STEEL MILL
Structure number:004979
Old structure number:000002693700160 (from 1992 edition)
Location:20 TH ST ENSLEY
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:1590.0 ft. [484.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,410 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:57.8 tons [52.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:50.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$20,470,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201550.8FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO17410
August 201349.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO17410
August 201149.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO19320
August 200949.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO22900
August 200750.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO22650
August 200550.8FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO20950
July 200350.8FairFairFairGoodFO21030
August 200150.8FairFairFairGoodFO21030
September 199950.8FairFairFairGoodFO18950
October 199751.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO18990
September 199551.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO18250
September 199365.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO16620
August 199161.0FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO19800

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9,3225,0923,8613663
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.128,898124,724004,174
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.89,040088,7313018
Reinforced Concrete Columneach6354900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6406400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.144132660
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,00897892172
Pourable Jointlinear ft.896055272272
Movable Bearingeach118017344
Fixed Bearingeach1181116883
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,18003,1224315