R-7W (R8W-R3W) over R6 E.B.


+34.73528, -86.59493
34°44'07" N, 86°35'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:R-7W (R8W-R3W) over R6 E.B.
Structure number:015948
Location:2.05 MI E JCT I565 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:916.1 ft. [279.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:24°
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:8
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: September 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,592 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:95.6
Estimated cost of work:$5,873,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201595.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-4592
September 201395.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-4415
September 201195.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-4536
September 200995.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-4421
September 200795.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-4376
September 200597.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-7545
September 200397.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-7040
September 200197.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-7040
September 199997.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9046
September 199797.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-8946
September 199597.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-8946
September 199397.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-8440