US 280 over I 459


+33.44228, -86.73025
33°26'32" N, 86°43'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 280 over I 459
Structure number:012382
Old structure number:000000383700470 (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 280 * I 459
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:413.4 ft. [126.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:124.7 ft. [38.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Year reconstructed:2003
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:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,280 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:91.4 tons [83.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$12,637,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201697.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-53280
March 201497.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-53280
March 201298.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-60640
March 201098.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-60640
March 200898.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64660
March 200698.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-59970
March 200498.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-56000
March 200298.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-56000
April 200098.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-69790
April 199898.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-62280
September 199598.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-44050
September 199398.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-41070
February 199195.0PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD39390