US 231; SR 53 over AIRPORT ROAD


+34.69061, -86.58057
34°41'26" N, 86°34'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 231; SR 53 over AIRPORT ROAD
Structure number:015776
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Total length:364.2 ft. [111.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:113.5 ft. [34.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
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 [1]
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: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:64,220 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Sufficiency rating:94.0
Estimated cost of work:$10,260,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201594.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood64220
April 201394.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood61750
April 201193.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood71958
April 200993.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood70890
April 200793.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood72400
April 200593.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood71530
April 200393.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good65400
April 200193.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good65400
April 199991.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good67280
April 199792.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good63280
April 199594.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good53640
April 199394.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good51180