I-65 over 8th Ave. So. UNIV. BLVD


+33.49583, -86.81861
33°29'45" N, 86°49'07" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-65 over 8th Ave. So. UNIV. BLVD
Structure number:014403
Location:I65 * 8TH AVE.SOU.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Total length:190.0 ft. [57.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:108.9 ft. [33.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:115.5 ft. [35.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Year reconstructed:1988
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 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: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:132,060 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.7 tons [65.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$8,108,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201482.3Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory132060
August 201282.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood130040
August 201082.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood133440
August 200882.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood137350
August 200682.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood136500
August 200482.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood135620
August 200282.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood131690
August 200083.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood129080
July 199884.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood121970
May 199685.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood115050
June 199485.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood108730
September 199284.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory105490