US 72; AL 2 over I565


+34.75000, -86.55000
34°45'00" N, 86°32'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 72; AL 2 over I565
Structure number:017451
Location:I565 * U.S. 72
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:121.1 ft. [36.9 m]
Total length:462.9 ft. [141.1 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.1 tons [64.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.8 tons [37.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Estimated cost of work:$4,249,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201677.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO1808
March 201494.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-1705
March 201294.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodExcellent-4388
March 201094.0GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent-4200
March 200894.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-4110
March 200694.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-3465
March 200479.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-3915