US 31 over 8 TH AVE SO


+33.50862, -86.79105
33°30'31" N, 86°47'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over 8 TH AVE SO
Structure number:009047
Old structure number:00000003370109B (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:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:65.5 tons [59.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.3 tons [35.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.6
Estimated cost of work:$3,374,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201658.6FairFairFairSatisfactory-36335
December 201471.6FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-36335
December 201260.0FairFairFairGood-33830
December 201060.2FairFairFairGood-32855
December 200860.9FairSatisfactoryFairGood-35480
December 200662.8FairSatisfactoryFairGood-35755
December 200463.1FairSatisfactoryFairGood-33945
December 200263.1FairSatisfactoryFairGood-33720
January 200173.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-42305
February 199974.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-36825
January 199774.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-36825
January 199575.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-36130
December 199274.7FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-34255
November 199073.6FairFairGoodVery 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.1,86401,86211
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,815012,715946
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.142013480
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107105200
Compression Jointlinear ft.5500055
Open Jointlinear ft.5555000
Movable Bearingeach2400240
Fixed Bearingeach80800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.466046600