R-J5; AL 53 over I-565


+34.72113, -86.62179
34°43'16" N, 86°37'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:R-J5; AL 53 over I-565
Structure number:015056
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:146.0 ft. [44.5 m]
Total length:545.0 ft. [166.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:2
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,217 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.0
Estimated cost of work:$5,245,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201599.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood11217
October 201399.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood10785
October 201199.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood9646
October 200999.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9345
October 200799.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9055
October 200599.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9440
October 200399.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9500
October 200199.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9500
October 199995.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good22590
October 199797.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9835
October 199597.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9345
October 199398.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15490
January 199298.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17125