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


+34.73347, -86.59714
34°44'01" 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:015821
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:221.1 ft. [67.4 m]
Total length:12839.5 ft. [3913.3 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:48
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:44,268 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:44.8 tons [40.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:72.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$123,970,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201672.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory44268
April 201472.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42565
April 201261.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory40095
May 201061.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory39940
June 200882.7Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory40325
May 200682.8Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory39485
May 200482.9Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory37725
March 200283.2Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory35200
February 200283.2Not deficientGoodFairSatisfactory35200
February 200094.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory33365
20000.0Not applicable---21295
November 199795.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory21295
August 199593.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood27210
November 199395.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15965