US 31 * 4 TH AVE over 4 TH AVE SO * US 78


+33.51361, -86.79389
33°30'49" N, 86°47'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 * 4 TH AVE over 4 TH AVE SO * US 78
Structure number:009601
Old structure number:00000003370113B (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * 4TH AVE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:205.1 ft. [62.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 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:Good [7 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:74.9
Estimated cost of work:$3,135,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3533574.9
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3533574.9
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3541074.9
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3486075.9
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood3764575.6
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood3713076.7
March 2005GoodGoodGoodGood3528576.9
March 2003GoodGoodGoodGood3500076.9
April 2001GoodGoodGoodGood3500076.9
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3943078.4
January 1997GoodGoodGoodGood3690578.7
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood3652079.6
December 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good3396578.8
November 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3309578.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7031,6495400
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,711010,1871,5222
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.146014600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107107000
Open Jointlinear ft.114011400
Movable Bearingeach2509160
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4100393170