I65 over 5TH AVE. SOUTH


+33.50193, -86.81450
33°30'07" N, 86°48'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I65 over 5TH AVE. SOUTH
Structure number:014406
Old structure number:00000I653701070 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I65 * 5TH AVE SOUTH
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:84.3 ft. [25.7 m]
Total length:192.6 ft. [58.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:127.6 ft. [38.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:139.8 ft. [42.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:
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:69,245 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:80.7 tons [73.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:48.3 tons [43.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,244,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201688.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-69245
August 201488.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-69245
August 201289.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-68185
August 201088.1FairFairSatisfactoryGood-71225
August 200887.9FairFairSatisfactoryGood-73310
August 200687.9FairFairSatisfactoryGood-73160
August 200487.8FairFairSatisfactoryGood-74400
August 200288.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-72245
July 200082.5FairFairSatisfactoryGood-129080
July 199883.1FairFairSatisfactoryGood-121970
May 199683.8FairFairSatisfactoryGood-115050
June 199487.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-108730
June 199287.3FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-100360
July 199086.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-111550

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,4563,456000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.33,3140033,3140
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,88026,880000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.26,88026,880000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1616000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.31624650200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.259259000
Open Jointlinear ft.5675470020
Movable Bearingeach5400495
Fixed Bearingeach5400540
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3843740010