+33.54806, -86.78083
33°32'53" N, 86°46'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL 79 over VILLAGE CK
Structure number:010986
Location:.08 MI NO. I-59/20
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:144.0 ft. [43.9 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]
Main span material:Steel continuous [4]
Main span 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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:50,640 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:92.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,343,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5064092.1
June 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5064092.1
June 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5064092.1
June 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5116090.1
June 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5314089.9
June 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5490089.7
June 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5315089.9
June 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5490089.7
June 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5490090.7
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5117091.2
May 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5117091.2
May 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5126092.2
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good4734091.4
March 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good5210089.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,7041,704000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,14616,146000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,670010,660100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,77801,77800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3363063000
Open Jointlinear ft.288002880
Movable Bearingeach4646000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.148148000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.148148000