R-7W (R8W-R3W) over R6 E.B.


+34.73528, -86.59493
34°44'07" N, 86°35'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:R-7W (R8W-R3W) over R6 E.B.
Structure number:015948
Location:2.05 MI E JCT I565 * SR53
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:916.1 ft. [279.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:24°
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:8
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
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: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,592 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:95.6
Estimated cost of work:$5,873,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201595.6Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good4592
September 201395.6Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good4415
September 201195.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good4536
September 200995.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good4421
September 200795.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good4376
September 200597.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good7545
September 200397.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good7040
September 200197.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good7040
September 199997.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9046
September 199797.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good8946
September 199597.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good8946
September 199397.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good8440