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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,6643,48717700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.25,64825,50814000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1515000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.36226359400
Compression Jointlinear ft.9292000
Assembly with Sealeach1818000
Open Jointlinear ft.4444000
Elastomeric Bearingeach4444000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8321,76039330