+32.36530, -86.28641
32°21'55" N, 86°17'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FORREST AVE. over IN 85
Structure number:009286
Location:2.14 MI N OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:283.2 ft. [86.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:Steel continuous [4]
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: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,227 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:76.6 tons [69.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.8
Estimated cost of work:$6,019,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201592.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood12227
June 201392.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12227
June 201191.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12227
June 200991.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12227
June 200791.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12227
August 200591.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12227
May 200388.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood11321
April 200188.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood11321
March 199989.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood9738
March 199788.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9283
March 199590.3Not deficientGoodGoodGood8606
April 199390.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood7000
April 199190.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood7000