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SR 53 over TENNESSEE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.59028, -86.57194
34°35'25" N, 86°34'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SR 53 over TENNESSEE RIVER
Structure number:018641
Location:TN RIVER AND SR 53
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:975.1 ft. [297.2 m]
Total length:2075.2 ft. [632.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2006
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:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: May 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,175 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:73.7 tons [67.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.1 tons [40.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$27,668,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201699.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10175
May 201499.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10175
May 201298.9GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good-11455
June 201098.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-11585
June 200898.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-11425
June 200698.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-11660