US 31 over 8 TH AVE SO


+33.50872, -86.79086
33°30'31" N, 86°47'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over 8 TH AVE SO
Structure number:009046
Old structure number:00000003370109A (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * 8 TH AVE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:233.0 ft. [71.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,335 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:84.7 tons [77.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.8 tons [46.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.6
Estimated cost of work:$3,373,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201671.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-36335
December 201471.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-36335
December 201271.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-33830
December 201072.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-32855
December 200871.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-35480
December 200674.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-35755
December 200474.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33945
December 200274.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33720
January 200173.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-42305
February 199974.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-39095
January 199762.7FairGoodFairGood-36825
January 199575.5GoodGoodGoodGood-36130
December 199274.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-34255
November 199074.6FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-34775

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,86301,86201
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,833012,804236
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.142013525
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107107000
Open Jointlinear ft.110105050
Movable Bearingeach240888
Fixed Bearingeach80800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.466046600