I 59 over VALLEY DR


+33.58674, -86.68635
33°35'12" N, 86°41'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over VALLEY DR
Structure number:011571
Old structure number:00000I59370340A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * VALLEY DR
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Total length:145.0 ft. [44.2 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:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
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 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: April 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,545 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:15% 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: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:48.0 tons [43.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,331,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201492.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20545
April 201292.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20375
April 201092.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19800
April 200892.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20615
April 200692.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20540
April 200492.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19955
April 200292.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19875
April 200092.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19220
April 199892.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood17815
March 199692.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood17165
March 199492.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood13970
December 199192.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good12995