R2 (US231S-I565W) over PULASKI PIKE


+34.73094, -86.60024
34°43'51" N, 86°36'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:R2 (US231S-I565W) over PULASKI PIKE
Structure number:015933
Location:1.7 MI E JCT I565 * SR 53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Total length:287.1 ft. [87.5 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:17.7 ft. [5.4 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: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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,840 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:97.2
Estimated cost of work:$3,010,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201697.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-8840
June 201497.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-8500
June 201297.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-8019
June 201097.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-7988
June 200897.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-8065
November 200797.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-7969
November 200597.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-7545
November 200397.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-7040
November 200197.3GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-7040
November 199994.8GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-34030
November 199795.7GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-25000
November 199596.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-24035
November 199396.9GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-14011

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4361,436000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.29,77129,771000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,77211,7522000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9494000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.119119000
Compression Jointlinear ft.131131000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1515000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.575575000