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US 72; SR 2 over MERIDIAN STREET

Map 

Coordinates:
+34.76133, -86.57506
34°45'41" N, 86°34'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 72; SR 2 over MERIDIAN STREET
Structure number:006545
Location:0.1 MI W JCT SOURR * 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:1959
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:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:46.5 tons [42.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:58.2
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 201458.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4564
September 201264.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4388
September 201064.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4140
September 200863.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair4200
September 200664.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair3465
September 200464.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair3110
September 200264.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair4560
September 200062.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair8230
September 199863.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair5080
September 199663.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair4755
September 199472.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory5185
September 199274.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6800