MARTIN ROAD over US 231; SR 53

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+34.67149, -86.57395
34°40'17" N, 86°34'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:MARTIN ROAD over US 231; SR 53
Structure number:007733
Location:4 MI S JCT US431 * US231
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:248.0 ft. [75.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
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: October 2014 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,289 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:68.3 tons [62.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.0 tons [37.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,991,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201477.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18289
October 201277.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18289
October 201078.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-16934
October 200878.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15680
October 200678.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15680
October 200479.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14000
October 200279.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14000
October 200079.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14000
October 199877.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-13250
October 199677.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-12624
October 199477.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-12138
October 199277.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-11900