US 31 over 2 ND AVE SO * RR'S


+33.51667, -86.79833
33°31'00" N, 86°47'54" 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:23.0 ft. [7.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3533570.4
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3533570.4
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3533571.7
March 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3589071.6
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3764571.4
March 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3745573.4
March 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3528573.7
March 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3528073.7
April 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3528073.7
April 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3154076.1
January 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3462575.8
January 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2765077.3
December 1992FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good2633576.4
November 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2301076.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
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