US 31 over US 78 * 3RD AVE SO


+33.51392, -86.79434
33°30'50" N, 86°47'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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]
Operating rating:70.6 tons [64.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.8 tons [38.0 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201769.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO36875
February 201569.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO36875
February 201371.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO36950
February 201171.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO35890
February 200971.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO38490
February 200772.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO37455
February 200576.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-35670
February 200376.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-35000
April 200176.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-35000
April 199978.4GoodGoodGoodGood-39430
January 199778.7GoodGoodGoodGood-36905
January 199579.6GoodGoodGoodGood-36520
December 199278.8FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-33965
November 199078.9GoodGoodGoodGood-33095