I59/20 over BHAM SO RR * 3RD STNO


+33.52054, -86.83121
33°31'14" N, 86°49'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I59/20 over BHAM SO RR * 3RD STNO
Structure number:009871
Location:.1 MI. SO. RT. INTERCHANG
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:474.1 ft. [144.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.6 ft. [21.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
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:7
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:78,675 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% 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:55.1 tons [50.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$7,997,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201677.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO78675
March 201477.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO78675
March 201278.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-78765
March 201078.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-80070
March 200878.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-79910
March 200678.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO81475
March 200478.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO81475
March 200278.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO81475
March 200079.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO71375
March 199866.1FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO78305
November 199581.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO65110
December 199380.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO63370
November 199280.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO61740