I59 over 3RD AVE NO * 63RD ST


+33.54954, -86.74684
33°32'58" N, 86°44'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I59 over 3RD AVE NO * 63RD ST
Structure number:011092
Old structure number:00000I59370294B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 63RD ST
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:99.4 ft. [30.3 m]
Total length:266.4 ft. [81.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Skew angle:48°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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: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:38,900 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.1 tons [28.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,473,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201678.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory38900
March 201478.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory38900
March 201278.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory39165
March 201090.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory40780
March 200890.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory40700
March 200690.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory38080
March 200490.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory37485
March 200293.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood37485
April 200093.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood36810
March 199893.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood33785
February 199694.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood33785
March 199494.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood36980
November 199195.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good24125