R-J5; AL 53 over I-565


+34.72113, -86.62179
34°43'16" N, 86°37'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:R-J5; AL 53 over I-565
Structure number:015056
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:146.0 ft. [44.5 m]
Total length:545.0 ft. [166.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:2
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: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,217 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:99.0
Estimated cost of work:$5,245,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201599.0GoodGoodGoodGood-11217
October 201399.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-10785
October 201199.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-9646
October 200999.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9345
October 200799.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9055
October 200599.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9440
October 200399.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9500
October 200199.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9500
October 199995.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-22590
October 199797.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9835
October 199597.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9345
October 199398.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-15490
January 199298.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-17125