US 31 over IST - 8TH AVE N


+33.51204, -86.79329
33°30'43" N, 86°47'36" 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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,875 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$35,202,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201577.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-36875
June 201377.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-36875
June 201174.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-35890
June 200974.6GoodGoodGoodGood-38490
June 200778.2GoodGoodGoodGood-32945
June 200574.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO33040
May 200374.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30040
May 200174.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO30040
April 199976.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO31540
February 199776.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO27240
February 199577.3GoodGoodGoodGood-27650
November 199278.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-17235
December 199066.3FairGoodFairGood-23010

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.19,72619,49423200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.98,49019,69863,62411,2283,940
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,9247,78280620
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.153,0790153,07270
Reinforced Concrete Columneach7468330
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118106750
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,7161,66826220
Compression Jointlinear ft.2820904188
Open Jointlinear ft.1,175991042142
Elastomeric Bearingeach2551677990
Movable Bearingeach1600117430
Fixed Bearingeach115457000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,5146,512200