US 31 over IST - 8TH AVE N


+33.51806, -86.79806
33°31'05" N, 86°47'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over IST - 8TH AVE N
Structure number:013838
Old structure number:00000003370117B (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * US 11
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:3257.0 ft. [992.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Year reconstructed:1986
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:22
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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,875 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$35,193,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3687577.7
June 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3687577.7
June 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3687577.7
June 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3589074.9
June 2009GoodGoodGoodGood3849074.6
June 2007GoodGoodGoodGood3294578.2
June 2005GoodGoodGoodGood3304074.0
May 2003GoodGoodGoodGood3004074.3
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood3004074.3
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3154076.1
February 1997GoodGoodGoodGood2724076.7
February 1995GoodGoodGoodGood2765077.3
November 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1723578.3
December 1990FairGoodFairGood2301066.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.19,72619,49423200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.98,49019,69863,62411,2283,940
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,9247,681181620
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.153,0790153,07270
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7468330
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118103960
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,7161,483201320
Compression Jointlinear ft.2820904188
Open Jointlinear ft.1,17599118040
Elastomeric Bearingeach25581152220
Movable Bearingeach1600115450
Fixed Bearingeach115457000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,5146,512200