I 59 over US 11


+33.58559, -86.67424
33°35'08" N, 86°40'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011343
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:282.5 ft. [86.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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: June 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,545 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances 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:75.2 tons [68.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.0 tons [40.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,042,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201688.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20545
June 201486.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20545
April 201286.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20375
April 201090.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood19800
April 200889.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20615
April 200689.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20540
April 200491.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood19955
April 200291.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood19875
May 200091.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good19220
March 199891.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good17815
March 199691.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryVery Good17165
March 199491.8Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good15555
December 199191.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good13970