+32.36786, -86.30211
32°22'04" N, 86°18'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:28.5 ft. [8.7 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 2015 

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]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.6
Estimated cost of work:$5,430,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201583.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-83530
June 201383.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-83530
June 201183.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-81700
June 200983.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-84530
June 200780.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-83940
June 200581.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-78290
April 200381.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-74040
March 200181.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-74040
March 199981.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-70170
March 199784.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-32760
February 199585.6GoodGoodGoodGood-29175
April 199387.7GoodGoodGoodGood-27610
April 199187.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-27610