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AL.152 EBL over ALABAMA RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+32.39120, -86.32144
32°23'28" N, 86°19'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL.152 EBL over ALABAMA RIVER
Structure number:010807
Old structure number:00000152510239A (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.4 MI.EAST OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Total length:1469.2 ft. [447.8 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:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,210 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:86.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$14,187,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1621086.7
April 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1621086.7
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1312091.7
March 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1287591.7
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1501091.5
December 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1560091.4
February 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1536591.4
November 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1466091.5
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1466091.5
October 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1662091.3
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1662093.3
July 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1532592.5
May 1994GoodGoodGoodGood1445091.8
April 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1381591.9
May 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1374593.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,9514,948210
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.308,828308,828000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,6512,651000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,2799,279000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.62,735026,49729,1147,124
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.840840000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,3525,352000
Steel Gusset Plateeach312310200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.936936000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2020000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.254254000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.108981000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.126126000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.398387920
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.86043430
Open Jointlinear ft.86750110
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.86300560
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach5204480
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1270107200
Fixed Bearingeach2202200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6006000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,9382,27566300