US 231; SR 53 over BOB WALLACE AVE


+34.71109, -86.59049
34°42'40" N, 86°35'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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