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US 72; AL 2 over I565

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Coordinates:
+34.75000, -86.55000
34°45'00" N, 86°32'60" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 72; AL 2 over I565
Structure number:017450
Location:U.S. 72 AND I565
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Total length:452.1 ft. [137.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2004
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:Concrete [1]
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,808 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:77.8 tons [70.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.0 tons [41.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Estimated cost of work:$4,157,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201677.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO1808
March 201494.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-1705
March 201294.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-4140
March 201094.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-4200
March 200894.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-4110
March 200694.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-3465
March 200496.0GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good-3915

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2602,255500
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,02817,028000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1481301800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.15913118100
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.265265000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach4040000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9048208400