US 72; AL 2 over I565


+34.75000, -86.55000
34°45'00" N, 86°32'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 72; AL 2 over I565
Structure number:017451
Location:I565 * U.S. 72
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:121.1 ft. [36.9 m]
Total length:462.9 ft. [141.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2004
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:Concrete [1]
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: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,808 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:71.1 tons [64.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.8 tons [37.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Estimated cost of work:$4,249,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201677.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1808
March 201494.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodExcellent1705
March 201294.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodExcellent4388
March 201094.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodExcellent4200
March 200894.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent4110
March 200694.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent3465
March 200479.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent3915