I 59/20 over BRANCH


+33.49814, -86.90108
33°29'53" N, 86°54'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over BRANCH
Structure number:008970
Location:AVE I * 35 TH ST EX 119 B
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:81,340 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:83.0
Estimated cost of work:$6,912,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Fair6 out of 108134083.0
March 2015Fair6 out of 108134083.0
March 2013Fair6 out of 109533083.0
July 2011Good7 out of 109264083.0
July 2009Good7 out of 109645083.0
July 2007Good7 out of 109626083.0
July 2005Good7 out of 109599083.0
July 2003Good7 out of 109555083.0
July 2001Good7 out of 109555083.0
August 1999Good7 out of 108217083.0
September 1997Good7 out of 107655083.0
August 1995Good7 out of 107452083.0
September 1993Good7 out of 106918083.0
September 1991Good7 out of 106924083.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,51901,3971220