SR 255 over US 72; SR 2


+34.74193, -86.66989
34°44'31" N, 86°40'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR 255 over US 72; SR 2
Structure number:009811
Location:JCT US 72 * SR 255
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:283.2 ft. [86.3 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:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:19°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:13,710 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% 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: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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:40.5 tons [36.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.2 tons [22.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:63.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,474,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201463.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood13710
October 201263.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood13178
October 201065.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood12370
October 200865.1Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood12675
October 200667.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood16947
October 200479.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11795
October 200279.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10995
October 200077.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood24500
October 199877.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood24100
October 199675.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10665
October 199474.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood10675
October 199275.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood8260