+32.36788, -86.30210
32°22'04" N, 86°18'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I85 over DECATUR ST
Structure number:014465
Location:1.18 MI N OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:179.1 ft. [54.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:110.9 ft. [33.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:83,530 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:83.6
Estimated cost of work:$5,385,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8353083.6
June 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8353083.6
June 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8353083.6
June 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8170083.8
June 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood8453083.5
June 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood8394080.5
June 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7829081.1
April 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7404081.5
March 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7404081.5
March 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7017081.9
March 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3276084.7
February 1995GoodGoodGoodGood2917585.6
April 1993GoodGoodGoodGood2761087.7
April 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood2761087.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,8612,8501100
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.19,862011,3938,45019
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1616000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.34031119100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2172021500
Open Jointlinear ft.222222000
Movable Bearingeach48032160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.106001060
Fixed Bearingeach1601600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3500350
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3583223600