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WESTERN BYPASS over BLACK WARRIOR RIVER

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Coordinates:
+33.19692, -87.62645
33°11'49" N, 87°37'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WESTERN BYPASS over BLACK WARRIOR RIVER
Structure number:017328
Location:NORTHPORT-TUSCALOOSA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:250.0 ft. [76.2 m]
Total length:961.0 ft. [292.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Owner:Private (other than railroad) [26]
Year built:1998
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:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:33,781 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Sufficiency rating:81.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$13,918,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3378181.7
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood3071084.0
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood3071084.0
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1120084.0
October 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1120084.0
October 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1120084.0
November 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1120084.0
December 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1000084.0
October 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1000084.0
October 2000GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good1000084.0
August 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent199.0