I 65 over 8 TH AVE NO * US 78


+33.49673, -86.81558
33°29'48" N, 86°48'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 65 over 8 TH AVE NO * US 78
Structure number:009908
Old structure number:00000I65370117B (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:55.8 tons [50.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,787,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201671.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-66525
July 201473.6FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-66525
July 201274.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-63215
July 201084.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-65610
July 200884.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-67530
August 200684.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-69930
August 200484.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-70100
August 200284.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-68560
July 200072.4FairSatisfactoryFairGood-67065
July 199872.6FairSatisfactoryFairGood-65150
July 199672.6FairSatisfactoryFairGood-63985
July 199475.3FairSatisfactoryFairGood-61250
July 199273.6FairGoodFairGood-56945
July 199073.7FairGoodFairVery Good-56015

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,98001,97703
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,639014,63900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,860013,86000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,860013,86000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1001000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.187018700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.147014700
Open Jointlinear ft.114000114
Elastomeric Bearingeach88000
Movable Bearingeach2709180
Fixed Bearingeach90900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.360360000