SR 255 over US 72; SR 2


+34.74201, -86.67019
34°44'31" N, 86°40'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR 255 over US 72; SR 2
Structure number:009812
Location:JCT US 72 * SR 255
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:283.2 ft. [86.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:19°
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
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: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:40.4 tons [36.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.2 tons [22.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:63.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,263,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201663.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO14040
October 201476.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO13710
October 201277.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO13178
October 201077.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO12370
October 200876.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO12675
October 200678.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO12105
October 200490.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO11795
October 200290.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10995
October 200088.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO24500
October 199887.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO24100
October 199687.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10665
October 199486.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO10675
October 199287.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO8260