I-565; ALT US 72 over R.R / CITY STREETS


+34.73314, -86.59721
34°43'59" N, 86°35'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-565; ALT US 72 over R.R / CITY STREETS
Structure number:015820
Location:1.3 MI E JCT I565 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:295.9 ft. [90.2 m]
Total length:12944.5 ft. [3945.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Skew angle:
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:47
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: April 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,791 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:56.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$124,984,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201656.9FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO45791
April 201457.1FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO44030
April 201257.4FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO42336
May 201057.8FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO39940
June 200878.4FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO40325
May 200678.5FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO39485
May 200478.7FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO37725
March 200279.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO35200
February 200279.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO35200
February 200090.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO33365
November 199790.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-21295
August 199592.9GoodGoodGoodGood-27210
December 199394.6GoodGoodGoodGood-15965