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US 72; SR 2 over SPARKMAN DRIVE

Map

Coordinates:
+34.73501, -86.64397
34°44'06" N, 86°38'38" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 72; SR 2 over SPARKMAN DRIVE
Structure number:010264
Old structure number:00000002450084B (from 1992 edition)
Location:1 MI W JCT US72 * SR 53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:205.1 ft. [62.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:43,010 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.9 tons [55.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,310,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201669.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO43010
September 201472.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO23313
September 201272.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22408
December 201072.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21140
December 200872.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21295
December 200674.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22010
December 200474.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22320
November 200274.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO21480
November 200071.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO26265
November 199871.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25430
November 199670.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO24450
November 199474.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO23845
November 199274.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25700
March 199174.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO20230

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2301,230000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,43017,430000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,7548,747070
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8578070
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7877010
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.8585000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1818000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3131000
Fixed Bearingeach1818000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3131000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4104001000