I 59/20 over BRANCH


+33.50861, -86.88111
33°30'31" N, 86°52'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over BRANCH
Structure number:008974
Old structure number:00000I593702020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 MI NO JCT AL 269
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:1.0 ft. [0.3 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: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:97,900 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:68.9
Estimated cost of work:$2,790,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2017Fair6 out of 109790068.9
September 2015Fair6 out of 109790068.9
September 2013Fair6 out of 109790068.9
October 2011Good7 out of 109719068.9
September 2009Good7 out of 1010119068.5
August 2007Good7 out of 1010099071.5
August 2005Good7 out of 1010645070.9
July 2003Good7 out of 1010429071.1
July 2001Good7 out of 1010429071.1
August 1999Good7 out of 1010344071.2
September 1997Good7 out of 109752071.9
August 1995Fair6 out of 109510074.3
September 1993Fair6 out of 109006074.8
September 1991Fair6 out of 108470075.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.624445163160