MARTIN ROAD over US 231; SR 53


+34.67149, -86.57395
34°40'17" N, 86°34'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:MARTIN ROAD over US 231; SR 53
Structure number:007733
Location:4 MI S JCT US431 * US231
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:248.0 ft. [75.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:Concrete continuous [2]
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: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,289 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:68.3 tons [62.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.0 tons [37.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,991,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201477.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood18289
October 201277.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood18289
October 201078.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood16934
October 200878.2Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15680
October 200678.2Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15680
October 200479.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood14000
October 200279.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood14000
October 200079.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood14000
October 199877.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood13250
October 199677.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood12624
October 199477.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood12138
October 199277.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11900