+33.46299, -86.94170
33°27'47" N, 86°56'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I59/20 over FAIRFIELD BLVD
Structure number:012319
Old structure number:00000I59370152B (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Total length:274.0 ft. [83.5 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:42°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,650 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:64.7 tons [58.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.3 tons [34.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,646,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201589.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood30650
December 201389.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood30650
December 201188.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29860
December 200989.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood31090
December 200789.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood31030
December 200590.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood29345
January 200490.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood29210
February 200290.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood29210
February 200092.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood25520
February 199891.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood29885
October 199592.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood27850
November 199393.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good26435
September 199193.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25115