US 231; SR 53 over BOB WALLACE AVE


+34.71109, -86.59049
34°42'40" N, 86°35'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 231; SR 53 over BOB WALLACE AVE
Structure number:011672
Location:0.7 MI S JCT US431 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:348.1 ft. [106.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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 [3]
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:129,238 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:73.3 tons [66.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$10,527,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201498.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood129238
October 201298.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood102570
October 201098.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood99840
October 200896.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood102290
October 200698.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood92250
October 200498.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory92830
November 200298.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory91140
October 200095.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood95690
October 199895.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood89810
October 199695.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood83200
October 199495.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood74470
October 199276.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood73750