I 65 over 8 TH AVE NO * US 78


+33.49673, -86.81558
33°29'48" N, 86°48'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 65 over 8 TH AVE NO * US 78
Structure number:009908
Old structure number:00000I65370117B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 65 * 8 TH AVE NO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2003
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: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: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:66,525 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,169,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201473.6Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory66525
July 201274.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory63215
July 201084.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood65610
July 200884.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood67530
August 200684.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood69930
August 200484.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood70100
August 200284.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood68560
July 200072.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood67065
July 199872.6Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood65150
July 199672.6Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood63985
July 199475.3Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood61250
July 199273.6Not deficientGoodFairGood56945
July 199073.7Not deficientGoodFairVery Good56015