I 59 over US 11


+33.54653, -86.74459
33°32'47" N, 86°44'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011563
Old structure number:00000I59370312C (from 1992 edition)
Location:I-59 * US 11
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:176.8 ft. [53.9 m]
Total length:595.2 ft. [181.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:5
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 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:42.8 tons [38.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$12,771,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201490.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34590
March 201291.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood31855
March 201090.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood33170
March 200890.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood33105
March 200691.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood30890
March 200489.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood31180
March 200292.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood31180
April 200092.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood30735
20000.0Not applicable---17970
March 199892.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood29490
February 199690.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood28695
March 199490.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood27465
November 199190.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood25240