US 231; SR 53 over AIRPORT ROAD


+34.69061, -86.58057
34°41'26" N, 86°34'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 231; SR 53 over AIRPORT ROAD
Structure number:015776
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Total length:364.2 ft. [111.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.5 ft. [34.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
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: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:64,220 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:44.8 tons [40.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.0
Estimated cost of work:$10,260,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201594.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64220
April 201394.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-61750
April 201193.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-71958
April 200993.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-70890
April 200793.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-72400
April 200593.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-71530
April 200393.9FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-65400
April 200193.9FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-65400
April 199991.7FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-67280
April 199792.1FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-63280
April 199594.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-53640
April 199394.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-51180

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,8245,74756210
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.41,33741,23715850
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.204199410
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3943514300
Open Jointlinear ft.4544410130
Elastomeric Bearingeach9696000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,4571,39526360