I 65 over US 78 * 8 TH AVE NO


+33.49686, -86.81567
33°29'49" N, 86°48'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 65 over US 78 * 8 TH AVE NO
Structure number:009907
Old structure number:00000I65370117A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 65 * 8 TH AVE NO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2003
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: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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:66,525 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:65.0 tons [59.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$3,787,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201672.1FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-66525
July 201472.5FairFairFairSatisfactory-66525
July 201272.9FairFairFairSatisfactory-63215
July 201071.5FairSatisfactoryFairGood-65610
July 200871.2FairSatisfactoryFairGood-67530
August 200670.9FairSatisfactoryFairGood-69930
August 200470.9FairSatisfactoryFairGood-70100
August 200271.1FairSatisfactoryFairGood-68560
July 200071.3FairSatisfactoryFairGood-67065
July 199883.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-65150
July 199684.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-63985
July 199486.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-61250
July 199273.6FairFairFairVery Good-56945
July 199074.7FairGoodFairVery Good-56015

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9801,93922190
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,639014,63900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,8601,06212,057531210
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,860013,86000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1790160190
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1471291800
Compression Jointlinear ft.114000114
Elastomeric Bearingeach80800
Movable Bearingeach2709018
Fixed Bearingeach90900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.360360000