US280(SR38) over US 231(SR21)


+33.14433, -86.25731
33°08'40" N, 86°15'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US280(SR38) over US 231(SR21)
Structure number:011433
Location:INT US 280 * US 231
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:264.1 ft. [80.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,870 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:98.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,801,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood687098.0
February 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood687098.0
February 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood687096.0
February 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood719096.0
February 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood719096.0
January 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood757096.0
January 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood755098.0
January 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood734598.0
January 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood665098.0
January 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood665098.0
April 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1317099.0
April 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1232094.0
April 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1216095.0
April 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1006095.0
April 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood927095.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5691,569000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,36315,3130500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,08471010,0153590
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8483100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8080000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.58017041
Assembly with Sealeach2121000
Movable Bearingeach1818000
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5274804700