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US 231 SBL over TALLAPOOSA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+32.45498, -86.20369
32°27'18" N, 86°12'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:US 231 SBL over TALLAPOOSA RIVER
Structure number:005162
Old structure number:00000009510407A (from 1992 edition)
Location:MONTGOMERY ELMORE CO LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:1069.9 ft. [326.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 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:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,115 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:40.9 tons [37.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.5 tons [22.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,379,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201667.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO16115
October 201467.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO16115
October 201266.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO16650
September 201066.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO17270
August 200865.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO17420
March 200667.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO16850
October 200367.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO16120
October 200167.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO16120
October 199966.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15125
May 199866.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO15125
May 199665.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO15035
September 199566.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO15035
March 199465.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO13475
February 199265.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO13115