US 31 over 5 TH AVE SO


+33.51194, -86.79361
33°30'43" N, 86°47'37" 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:23.0 ft. [7.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:72.8
Estimated cost of work:$2,858,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3533572.8
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3533572.8
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3541072.8
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3486075.9
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood3764575.5
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood3713075.6
March 2005GoodGoodGoodGood3528575.8
March 2003GoodGoodGoodGood3500075.8
April 2001GoodGoodGoodGood3500075.8
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3943077.3
January 1997GoodGoodGoodGood3690577.6
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood3652078.5
December 1992FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good3396577.8
November 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3309577.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
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