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
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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