US 78 over I59


+33.52013, -86.84927
33°31'12" N, 86°50'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 78 over I59
Structure number:009050
Old structure number:000000043702010 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:8.2 ft. [2.5 m]
Total length:332.0 ft. [101.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:8.2 ft. [2.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,400 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Estimated cost of work:$6,831,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory2040076.0
June 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory2040076.0
June 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory2040076.0
June 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory1997076.0
June 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory2627076.0
June 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory2221077.0
June 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory2498077.0
June 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory2163078.0
June 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2163081.0
July 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2044081.0
July 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2044090.0
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1932091.0
December 1993FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good1847088.0
January 1991FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good4988088.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,98403,98103
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.27,224027,21680
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2015500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.190018550
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.296293300
Compression Jointlinear ft.246000246
Movable Bearingeach60043017
Fixed Bearingeach2402400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.664066400