US 31 over 5 TH AVE SO


+33.51213, -86.79311
33°30'44" N, 86°47'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over 5 TH AVE SO
Structure number:009598
Old structure number:00000003370112A (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * 5 TH AVE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:188.0 ft. [57.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,335 [as of 2017]
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.6 tons [54.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.8
Estimated cost of work:$2,858,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201772.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-35335
February 201572.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-35335
February 201372.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-35410
February 201175.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34860
February 200975.5GoodGoodGoodGood-37645
February 200775.6GoodGoodGoodGood-37130
March 200575.8GoodGoodGoodGood-35285
March 200375.8GoodGoodGoodGood-35000
April 200175.8GoodGoodGoodGood-35000
April 199977.3GoodGoodGoodGood-39430
January 199777.6GoodGoodGoodGood-36905
January 199578.5GoodGoodGoodGood-36520
December 199277.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-33965
November 199077.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-33095

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5041,501030
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,71609,6381,0717
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.146014510
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.108108000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.114000114
Movable Bearingeach2480160
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.376037600