I65 M.P.261.77 over 15TH AVE NORTH


+33.51190, -86.82119
33°30'43" N, 86°49'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I65 M.P.261.77 over 15TH AVE NORTH
Structure number:014396
Old structure number:00000I653701270 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I65 * 15TH AVE. NORTH
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:180.8 ft. [55.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:144.7 ft. [44.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:147.6 ft. [45.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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: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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:104,190 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:86.6 tons [78.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.8 tons [47.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:74.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$7,280,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201574.6FairGoodFairSatisfactory-104190
October 201387.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-104190
October 201187.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-104650
October 200986.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-108960
August 200786.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-108420
August 200586.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-108550
July 200385.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-104760
August 200279.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-104760
July 200079.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-134130
July 199882.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-92300
July 199682.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-89890
July 199485.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-83940
July 199288.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-37035
July 199088.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-37035

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,4358912,4091323
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,9506,22707,66410,059
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,66826,668000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.24,73324,733000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2222000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3193021430
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.290285500
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5906400526
Elastomeric Bearingeach30102000
Movable Bearingeach42002418
Fixed Bearingeach4200375
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7237111200