+32.30664, -86.30735
32°18'24" N, 86°18'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 331 over CATOMA CREEK
Structure number:011610
Old structure number:00000009510249B (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI.S.OF SOU BYPASS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:778.9 ft. [237.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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 [3]
Main spans 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: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,615 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.7
Estimated cost of work:$7,341,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory361599.7
September 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory361599.7
October 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory361599.7
October 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory449099.6
September 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory468599.6
June 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory516099.5
May 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory465099.6
April 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory221599.8
April 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory228099.8
May 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory405597.6
April 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory431597.6
April 1996GoodGoodGoodGood241097.8
March 1994GoodVery GoodGoodGood251097.8
February 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood243097.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,20001,20000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,416006,4160
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,4683,468000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,4804,80817,5941,0780
Reinforced Concrete Columneach82420
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.106881800
Steel Pileeach90364860
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,750006,7500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7607292920
Compression Jointlinear ft.82275500
Open Jointlinear ft.210210000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2041920120
Movable Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3000030
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3000030
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5581,24631200