+34.71990, -86.59253
34°43'12" N, 86°35'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US231; US431; SR1 over GOVERNOR'S DR * BRANCH
Structure number:011957
Location:JCT GOVERNORS DR * US 231
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:143.1 ft. [43.6 m]
Total length:727.1 ft. [221.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:89.6 ft. [27.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.2 ft. [28.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1978
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: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:19,456 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$21,029,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201492.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory19456
October 201292.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory18355
January 201178.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17865
January 200978.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17995
January 200778.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17715
May 200578.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17115
May 200378.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17475
May 200178.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory17475
April 199976.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory35010
April 199776.0Functionally obsoleteFairGoodSatisfactory89960
April 199577.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood31310
April 199377.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood29420
May 199177.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood58560