US 231; SR 53 over BOB WALLACE AVE


+34.71109, -86.59049
34°42'40" N, 86°35'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 231; SR 53 over BOB WALLACE AVE
Structure number:011672
Location:0.7 MI S JCT US431 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:348.1 ft. [106.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:129,238 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:73.2 tons [66.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.8 tons [39.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,644,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201698.0GoodGoodGoodGood-129238
October 201498.0GoodGoodGoodGood-129238
October 201298.0GoodGoodGoodGood-102570
October 201098.0GoodGoodGoodGood-99840
October 200896.0GoodGoodGoodGood-102290
October 200698.0GoodGoodGoodGood-92250
October 200498.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-92830
November 200298.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-91140
October 200095.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-95690
October 199895.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-89810
October 199695.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-83200
October 199495.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-74470
October 199276.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO73750

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,1454,145000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.50,67650,676000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.30,94720,00010,900470
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.20110110000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1641402400
Compression Jointlinear ft.1781580020
Movable Bearingeach4848000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.126126000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,3931,00039300