US 231 over SR 2


+34.74031, -86.60027
34°44'25" N, 86°36'01" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 231 over SR 2
Structure number:013872
Old structure number:000000014502260 (from 1992 edition)
Location:JCT US 231 * US 72
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Total length:341.9 ft. [104.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:90.6 ft. [27.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:13°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
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: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: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:64,780 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:44.8 tons [40.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:81.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,743,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201581.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood64780
April 201381.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood64780
April 201181.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood106298
April 200981.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood104720
April 200781.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood106210
April 200581.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood95610
April 200381.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood92600
April 200181.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood92600
April 199979.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good94010
April 199779.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good83610
April 199579.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good47720
April 199379.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good61490
April 199179.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good58560