AL9 SBL over I 85 NBL


+32.36223, -86.21410
32°21'44" N, 86°12'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL9 SBL over I 85 NBL
Structure number:008257
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:191.9 ft. [58.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.8 ft. [16.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
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: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,430 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,805,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2343093.8
February 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2343093.8
February 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2343093.8
February 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2113594.0
February 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2183093.9
March 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2353074.1
February 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2283575.2
March 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2338075.2
March 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2338076.2
April 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2612575.8
April 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2696074.7
April 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2282076.2
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2461575.6
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood2390575.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,3441,344000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.10,5164,7853,8911,8400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.142132910
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.110107300
Compression Jointlinear ft.1104743200
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Movable Bearingeach120480
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2600917
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.80080
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3843127200