R-J4; SR 53 over RAMP J-7(I565E TO SR53S)


+34.72750, -86.61861
34°43'39" N, 86°37'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:R-J4; SR 53 over RAMP J-7(I565E TO SR53S)
Structure number:015320
Location:0.1 MI S JCT SR 53 * I565
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:110.9 ft. [33.8 m]
Total length:295.9 ft. [90.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
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:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
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:1,727 [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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:95.8
Estimated cost of work:$3,090,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201595.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO1727
October 201395.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO1660
October 201195.1FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery GoodFO9646
October 200995.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO9345
October 200795.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO9055
October 200595.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO9440
October 200395.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO9500
October 200195.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO9500
October 199991.8GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-22590
October 199793.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-9835
October 199593.1GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-10812
October 199397.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-10200
November 199197.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4801,35871510
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,06212,059210
Reinforced Concrete Columneach81610
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1701363310
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.122119210
Compression Jointlinear ft.13455411226
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.59252436320