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US 72; SR 2 over MERIDIAN STREET

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Coordinates:
+34.76120, -86.57516
34°45'40" N, 86°34'31" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 72; SR 2 over MERIDIAN STREET
Structure number:005777
Location:0.1 MI W JCT SO RR * US72
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
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:3
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: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,564 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:63.4 tons [57.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.8 tons [35.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:75.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,620,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201475.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4564
September 201275.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4388
September 201075.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4140
September 200863.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair4200
September 200663.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair3465
September 200464.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair3110
September 200264.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair4560
September 200063.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair8230
September 199864.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair5080
September 199663.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair4755
September 199472.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5185
September 199275.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood6800