+32.36530, -86.28641
32°21'55" N, 86°17'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FORREST AVE. over IN 85
Structure number:009286
Location:2.14 MI N OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:283.2 ft. [86.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:Steel continuous [4]
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: June 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,227 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:76.6 tons [69.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.8
Estimated cost of work:$6,019,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201592.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12227
June 201392.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12227
June 201191.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12227
June 200991.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12227
June 200791.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12227
August 200591.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12227
May 200388.8GoodGoodGoodGood-11321
April 200188.8GoodGoodGoodGood-11321
March 199989.0GoodGoodGoodGood-9738
March 199788.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9283
March 199590.3GoodGoodGoodGood-8606
April 199390.4GoodGoodGoodGood-7000
April 199190.4GoodGoodGoodGood-7000