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US 72; SR 2 over NORFOLK SOUTHERN

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Coordinates:
+34.76075, -86.57376
34°45'39" N, 86°34'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 72; SR 2 over NORFOLK SOUTHERN
Structure number:005778
Location:JCT US 72 * N/S RR
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:131.9 ft. [40.2 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:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
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:4,565 [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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:58.1 tons [52.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.8 tons [31.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:75.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,714,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201475.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4565
September 201273.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4388
September 201073.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4140
September 200875.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4200
September 200675.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3465
September 200475.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3110
September 200274.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4560
September 200073.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8230
September 199874.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5080
September 199674.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood4755
September 199474.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5185
September 199275.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood6800