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I65 NBL over ALABAMA RIVER AND RR

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Coordinates:
+32.37878, -86.32184
32°22'44" N, 86°19'19" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:I65 NBL over ALABAMA RIVER AND RR
Structure number:010881
Old structure number:00000I65510132B (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.8 MI.S.AL.152
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Total length:2454.2 ft. [748.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,750 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$33,081,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201475.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood38750
March 201264.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood34885
January 201064.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood34885
August 200862.6Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood38085
March 200664.1Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood34445
October 200364.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood32125
September 200164.4Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood32125
August 199964.2Not deficientGoodFairGood33545
May 199764.3Not deficientGoodFairGood32750
May 199576.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood32535
March 199376.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood27575
January 199177.3Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good28210