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AL.152 WBL over ALABAMA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+32.39319, -86.31894
32°23'35" N, 86°19'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:AL.152 WBL over ALABAMA RIVER
Structure number:010808
Old structure number:00000152510239B (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:43.0 ft. [13.1 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 2015 

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: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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Operating rating:50.6 tons [46.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.4 tons [27.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:87.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$14,428,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201587.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-16210
March 201391.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-16210
March 201191.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-12875
March 200990.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15010
December 200691.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15600
February 200591.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15365
November 200291.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-14660
October 200191.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-14660
October 199991.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-16620
July 199892.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-16620
July 199692.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15325
May 199491.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14450
April 199291.9GoodGoodGoodGood-13815
May 199093.9GoodGoodGoodGood-13745