+33.52661, -86.78009
33°31'36" N, 86°46'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 11 over AVONDALE CK
Structure number:012361
Location:1ST AVE. @ 39TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1910
Year reconstructed:1985
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,380 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:88.6 tons [80.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:53.1 tons [48.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,661,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
December 201678.9Fair6 out of 10FO17380
January 201578.9Fair6 out of 10FO17380
January 201378.9Fair6 out of 10FO17380
January 201178.9Good7 out of 10FO17380
January 200978.9Good7 out of 10FO17380
January 200779.0Good7 out of 10FO16770
January 200578.8Good7 out of 10FO17960
January 200378.7Good7 out of 10FO18810
January 200178.5Good7 out of 10FO20590
March 199978.7Good7 out of 10FO19160
March 199778.7Good7 out of 10FO18960
March 199581.2Good7 out of 10-18990
March 199380.4Good7 out of 10-17330
January 199177.0Good7 out of 10-20650

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.4500430200