I65 over 6TH AVE. SOUTH


+33.50058, -86.81411
33°30'02" N, 86°48'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I65 over 6TH AVE. SOUTH
Structure number:014404
Old structure number:00000I653701060 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I65 * 6TH AVE. SOUTH
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Total length:191.9 ft. [58.5 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:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Skew angle:24°
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: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: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:138,490 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:84.6 tons [76.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.8 tons [46.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,977,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201672.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-138490
August 201472.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-138490
August 201271.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-136370
August 201082.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-142450
August 200882.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-146620
August 200682.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-146320
August 200482.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-148800
August 200282.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-144490
August 200082.5FairFairSatisfactoryGood-129080
July 199882.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-135070
May 199682.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-133300
June 199486.3FairFairGoodGood-111550
June 199284.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-111550
July 199087.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-111550

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2643,264000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,37700031,377
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.22,272022,27200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.22,27222,272000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1616000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.298029800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.358035800
Open Jointlinear ft.508508000
Movable Bearingeach5100501
Fixed Bearingeach5105100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.384038400