+33.54864, -86.78052
33°32'55" N, 86°46'50" 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 2015

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]
Operating rating:62.8 tons [57.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,345,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201592.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-50640
June 201392.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-50640
June 201190.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-51160
June 200989.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-53140
June 200789.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-54900
June 200589.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-53150
June 200389.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-54900
June 200190.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-54900
June 199991.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-51170
May 199791.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-51170
May 199592.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-51260
May 199391.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good-47340
March 199189.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-52100