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


+33.49583, -86.81861
33°29'45" N, 86°49'07" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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