I 59/I20 over BHAM SOU RR * 3 RD ST NO


+33.51979, -86.83140
33°31'11" N, 86°49'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/I20 over BHAM SOU RR * 3 RD ST NO
Structure number:009870
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:267.1 ft. [81.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.3 ft. [20.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.6 ft. [21.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2003
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:67,995 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:74.5 tons [67.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,758,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201685.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO67995
March 201485.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO67995
March 201284.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-78765
March 201083.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-80070
March 200887.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-48130
March 200687.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO47995
March 200487.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO47775
March 200287.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO47775
March 200077.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO71375
March 199863.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO78305
November 199581.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO65110
December 199380.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO63370
November 199280.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO61740