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I65 NBL over ALABAMA RIVER AND RR

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Coordinates:
+32.37878, -86.32184
32°22'44" N, 86°19'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:I65 NBL over ALABAMA RIVER AND RR
Structure number:010881
Old structure number:00000I65510132B (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.8 MI.S.AL.152
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Total length:2454.2 ft. [748.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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: March 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,750 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.7 tons [44.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.1 tons [28.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$24,261,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201672.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-38750
March 201475.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-38750
March 201264.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-34885
January 201064.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-34885
August 200862.6FairSatisfactoryFairGood-38085
March 200664.1FairSatisfactoryFairGood-34445
October 200364.4FairSatisfactoryFairGood-32125
September 200164.4FairSatisfactoryFairGood-32125
August 199964.2FairGoodFairGood-33545
May 199764.3FairGoodFairGood-32750
May 199576.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-32535
March 199376.4GoodGoodGoodGood-27575
January 199177.3GoodGoodGoodVery Good-28210