+33.48387, -86.78294
33°29'02" N, 86°46'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 280 over PONCIANA DR
Structure number:010033
Location:US 280 * PONCIANA DR
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.6 ft. [21.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:1995
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:33,275 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:97.4 tons [88.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:58.4 tons [53.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,419,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201594.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-33275
June 201394.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-33275
June 201195.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-31705
June 200994.8GoodGoodGoodGood-33880
June 200777.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO31410
June 200577.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30585
June 200377.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO29665
June 200177.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO29665
June 199975.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO28610
June 199775.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO26420
June 199578.5GoodGoodGoodGood-26990
June 199377.4GoodGoodGoodGood-27325
February 199177.6GoodGoodGoodGood-25835

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8001,800000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,06915,069000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,51010,5102,00000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1631036000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.189185220
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.139001390
Open Jointlinear ft.2090163046
Elastomeric Bearingeach3224800
Movable Bearingeach2402400
Fixed Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.36018018000