+32.36786, -86.30211
32°22'04" N, 86°18'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I85 over DECATUR ST
Structure number:014465
Location:1.18 MI N OF I65
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:179.1 ft. [54.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:110.9 ft. [33.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:83,530 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.6
Estimated cost of work:$5,430,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201583.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood83530
June 201383.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood83530
June 201183.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood81700
June 200983.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood84530
June 200780.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood83940
June 200581.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood78290
April 200381.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood74040
March 200181.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood74040
March 199981.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood70170
March 199784.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood32760
February 199585.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood29175
April 199387.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood27610
April 199187.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood27610