SR 56 over I-65 NB/SB


+38.68667, -85.78833
38°41'12" N, 85°47'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 56 over I-65 NB/SB
Structure number:020250
Location:00.53 W US 31
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Total length:223.1 ft. [68.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:2000
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:4
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: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,188 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201594.6GoodGoodGoodGood-19188
September 201394.6GoodGoodGoodGood-19188
October 201192.6GoodGoodGoodGood-19188
November 200992.6GoodGoodGoodGood-19188
January 200892.6GoodGoodGoodGood-19188
February 200692.6GoodVery GoodGoodGood-19188
March 200492.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-18812
April 200292.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-18812
May 200095.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-16189
June 199887.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16189
July 199687.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16189
August 199487.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO13300
April 199387.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO13300
July 199087.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO13300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2302,230000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.21,16221,154800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3030000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.194191300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.279279000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.184184000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.446446000