I 59 over VALLEY DR


+33.58653, -86.68660
33°35'12" N, 86°41'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over VALLEY DR
Structure number:011572
Old structure number:00000I59370340B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 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: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:97.2 tons [88.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:58.3 tons [53.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.9
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 201489.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20545
April 201289.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20375
April 201090.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19800
April 200889.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20615
April 200689.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20540
April 200490.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19955
April 200290.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19875
April 200090.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood19220
April 199890.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good17815
March 199690.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17165
March 199490.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood13970
December 199191.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good12995