US 31 over US 78 * 3RD AVE SO


+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 over US 78 * 3RD AVE SO
Structure number:009970
Old structure number:00000003370114B (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * 3RD 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:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:36,875 [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:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:69.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,024,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3687569.4
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3687569.4
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3695071.4
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3589071.5
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3849071.2
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3745572.3
February 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3567076.8
February 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3500076.9
April 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3500076.9
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3943078.4
January 1997GoodGoodGoodGood3690578.7
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood3652079.6
December 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good3396578.8
November 1990GoodGoodGoodGood3309578.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6401,5845033
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,296011,285110
Reinforced Concrete Columneach80800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1421251520
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107106100
Open Jointlinear ft.116116000
Movable Bearingeach2581160
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4100384242