I 59 N B L over I 59 S B L


+33.51987, -86.81678
33°31'12" N, 86°49'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 N B L over I 59 S B L
Structure number:009874
Old structure number:00000I593702390 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:387.2 ft. [118.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2003
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:135,990 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:69.2 tons [62.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.4 tons [37.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:66.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,113,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201566.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood135990
August 201368.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood135990
August 201168.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood157530
August 200968.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood160140
August 200768.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood159820
August 200568.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood162360
July 200368.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood162950
February 200368.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood162950
February 200172.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood72940
February 199972.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood69885
October 199674.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood65115
July 199486.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood63370
March 199486.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood63370
September 199186.1Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood60435