+33.62114, -86.80170
33°37'16" N, 86°48'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 31 over BLACK CREEK
Structure number:005081
Old structure number:00000003370204A (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 31 * BLACK CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,490 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:24.0 tons [21.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:17.8 tons [16.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:43.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,078,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201543.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8490
October 201343.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8490
October 201143.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8635
October 200943.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8665
September 200743.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8225
August 200543.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8530
July 200343.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory8230
June 200144.7Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood8230
June 199945.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood7600
April 199745.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood7415
April 199553.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood7030
April 199349.8Structurally deficientGoodPoorGood6735
January 199365.2Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood6735
December 199063.3Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood5990