US 31 over US 78 * 3RD AVE SO


+33.51392, -86.79434
33°30'50" N, 86°47'40" 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]
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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
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