I 59/20 over BRANCH


+33.49794, -86.90225
33°29'53" N, 86°54'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:81,340 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.0
Estimated cost of work:$6,922,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
March 201583.0Fair6 out of 10-81340
March 201383.0Fair6 out of 10-95330
July 201183.0Good7 out of 10-92640
July 200983.0Good7 out of 10-96450
July 200783.0Good7 out of 10-96260
July 200583.0Good7 out of 10-95990
July 200383.0Good7 out of 10-95550
July 200183.0Good7 out of 10-95550
August 199983.0Good7 out of 10-82170
September 199783.0Good7 out of 10-76550
August 199583.0Good7 out of 10-74520
September 199383.0Good7 out of 10-69180
September 199183.0Good7 out of 10-69240