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AL.152 WBL over ALABAMA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+32.39319, -86.31894
32°23'35" N, 86°19'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:AL.152 WBL over ALABAMA RIVER
Structure number:010808
Old structure number:00000152510239B (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.4 MI. EAST OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Total length:1469.2 ft. [447.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
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:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,210 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:50.6 tons [46.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.4 tons [27.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:87.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$14,428,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201587.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16210
March 201391.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16210
March 201191.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12875
March 200990.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15010
December 200691.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15600
February 200591.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15365
November 200291.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14660
October 200191.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14660
October 199991.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16620
July 199892.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16620
July 199692.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15325
May 199491.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood14450
April 199291.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood13815
May 199093.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood13745