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AL 53 over UNNAMED TRIBUTARY

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Coordinates:
+34.63333, -86.56667
34°37'60" N, 86°34'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:AL 53 over UNNAMED TRIBUTARY
Structure number:018697
Location:5.8 MILES S. OF US 431
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:234.9 ft. [71.6 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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:51,790 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:76.8 tons [69.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.0 tons [41.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$12,224,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201677.1Not deficient---51790
October 201477.3Not deficient---49799
October 201277.7Not deficient---46980
December 201077.8Not deficient---45550
December 200877.7Not deficient---46670
December 200677.0Not deficient---52790
December 200474.0Not deficient---52760