I-565; ALT US 72 over R.R / CITY STREETS


+34.73314, -86.59721
34°43'59" N, 86°35'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I-565; ALT US 72 over R.R / CITY STREETS
Structure number:015820
Location:1.3 MI E JCT I565 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:295.9 ft. [90.2 m]
Total length:12944.5 ft. [3945.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
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:47
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,791 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:56.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$124,984,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201656.9Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory45791
April 201457.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory44030
April 201257.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory42336
May 201057.8Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory39940
June 200878.4Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory40325
May 200678.5Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory39485
May 200478.7Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory37725
March 200279.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory35200
February 200279.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory35200
February 200090.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory33365
20000.0Not applicable---21295
November 199790.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21295
August 199592.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood27210
December 199394.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood15965