I59 over 85TH STREET


+33.57300, -86.71769
33°34'23" N, 86°43'04" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I59 over 85TH STREET
Structure number:011570
Location:I59 * 85 TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:132.9 ft. [40.5 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:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:64.0 tons [58.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.2 tons [37.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,586,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201589.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34590
November 201389.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34590
November 201189.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory31855
November 200989.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood33170
November 200789.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood33105
November 200589.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood30890
January 200489.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood31180
February 200289.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood31180
March 200089.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood30735
March 199890.1Not deficientGoodGoodGood29490
March 199690.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood28695
March 199490.8Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good27465
November 199190.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good26515