I-65 over 8th Ave. So. UNIV. BLVD


+33.49583, -86.81861
33°29'45" N, 86°49'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-65 over 8th Ave. So. UNIV. BLVD
Structure number:014403
Location:I65 * 8TH AVE.SOU.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Total length:190.0 ft. [57.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:108.9 ft. [33.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:115.5 ft. [35.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Year reconstructed:1988
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:4
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: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:132,060 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.6 tons [65.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.8 tons [38.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,927,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201682.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-132060
August 201482.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-132060
August 201282.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-130040
August 201082.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-133440
August 200882.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-137350
August 200682.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-136500
August 200482.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-135620
August 200282.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-131690
August 200083.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-129080
July 199884.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-121970
May 199685.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-115050
June 199485.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-108730
September 199284.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-105490

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,04002,6543860
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.26,50100026,501
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,04022,0301000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.22,04022,040000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2424000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.286028600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.344034004
Compression Jointlinear ft.5800056020
Movable Bearingeach6400604
Fixed Bearingeach6406301
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3800036218