+33.62056, -86.80111
33°37'14" N, 86°48'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over BLACK CREEK
Structure number:005081
Old structure number:00000003370204A (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * BLACK CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,490 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,078,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory849066.7
October 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory849043.6
October 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory849043.6
October 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory863543.5
October 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory866543.5
September 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory822543.7
August 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory853043.6
July 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory823043.7
June 2001FairGoodFairGood823044.7
June 1999FairGoodFairGood760045.1
April 1997FairGoodFairGood741545.1
April 1995GoodGoodGoodGood703053.7
April 1993PoorGoodPoorGood673549.8
January 1993FairGoodFairGood673565.2
December 1990FairGoodFairGood599063.3