+32.65500, -86.49894
32°39'18" N, 86°29'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I65 over MORTAR CREEK
Structure number:006778
Old structure number:00000I650101330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:8.5 MI N OF US 31
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,190 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.1 tons [25.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$4,882,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201664.1Fair6 out of 10-34190
February 201464.1Fair6 out of 10-34190
February 201259.2Fair6 out of 10-32290
February 201059.2Fair6 out of 10-32290
February 200959.2Fair6 out of 10-35010
January 200759.2Fair6 out of 10-33620
January 200559.2Fair6 out of 10-31760
November 200259.2Fair6 out of 10-29180
February 200159.1Fair6 out of 10-28860
August 199959.1Fair6 out of 10-26910
July 199759.1Fair6 out of 10-26130
June 199558.8Fair6 out of 10-23630
March 199358.8Good7 out of 10-21160
January 199158.8Good7 out of 10-19600

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,05091951782