US 280 over I 459


+33.44228, -86.73025
33°26'32" N, 86°43'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 280 over I 459
Structure number:012382
Old structure number:000000383700470 (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 280 * I 459
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:413.4 ft. [126.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:124.7 ft. [38.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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:5
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: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,280 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:91.4 tons [83.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$12,637,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201697.0Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory53280
March 201497.0Not deficientFairSatisfactoryGood53280
March 201298.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood60640
March 201098.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood60640
March 200898.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood64660
March 200698.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood59970
March 200498.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood56000
March 200298.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood56000
April 200098.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood69790
April 199898.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good62280
September 199598.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good44050
September 199398.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good41070
February 199195.0Structurally deficientPoorVery GoodVery Good39390