US 31 over 2 ND AVE SO * RR'S


+33.51484, -86.79497
33°30'53" N, 86°47'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over 2 ND AVE SO * RR'S
Structure number:010540
Old structure number:00000003370115A (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * 2 ND AVE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:1285.2 ft. [391.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,335 [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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:57.9 tons [52.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.8 tons [31.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$14,771,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201770.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO35335
March 201570.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO35335
March 201371.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO35335
March 201171.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO35890
March 200971.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO37645
March 200773.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO37455
March 200573.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO35285
March 200373.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO35280
April 200173.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO35280
April 199976.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO31540
January 199775.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO34625
January 199577.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO27650
December 199276.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO26335
November 199076.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO23010

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,9958,88295171
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.34,77834,778000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.64,250054,6099,6410
Reinforced Concrete Columneach5164140
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.132127410
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8337577150
Compression Jointlinear ft.2000325163
Open Jointlinear ft.1000671617
Movable Bearingeach1192346122
Fixed Bearingeach5651500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,57002,56820