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US 231 NBL over TALLAPOOSA RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+32.45478, -86.20464
32°27'17" N, 86°12'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 231 NBL over TALLAPOOSA RIVER
Structure number:015757
Location:MONTGOMERY-ELMORE CO LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Total length:1076.2 ft. [328.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,115 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:97.1
Estimated cost of work:$10,638,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1611597.1
September 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1611597.1
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1611597.1
October 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1665098.4
September 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1727098.4
August 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1742098.4
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1685098.4
October 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1612098.5
October 2001GoodGoodGoodVery Good1612098.5
October 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good1506596.6
May 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1512596.6
May 1996GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good1503596.6
March 1994GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent1347597.0
August 1993GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1347597.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,4566,3857568
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.46,2729,24737,02500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.110108200
Steel Pileeach5405400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,16004,16000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.58749156400
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.3873394800
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach9696000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1521,8271951300