R2 (US231S-I565W) over PULASKI PIKE


+34.73094, -86.60024
34°43'51" N, 86°36'01" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:R2 (US231S-I565W) over PULASKI PIKE
Structure number:015933
Location:1.7 MI E JCT I565 * SR 53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Total length:287.1 ft. [87.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
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: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: June 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.2
Estimated cost of work:$4,103,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201497.2Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good8500
June 201297.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good8019
June 201097.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good7988
June 200897.2Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good8065
November 200797.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good7969
November 200597.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good7545
November 200397.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good7040
November 200197.3Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good7040
November 199994.8Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good34030
November 199795.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good25000
November 199596.2Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good24035
November 199396.9Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good14011