I 59 N B L over I 65


+33.52174, -86.82726
33°31'18" N, 86°49'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 N B L over I 65
Structure number:009873
Old structure number:00000I593702370 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway overpass (third level) over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:446.9 ft. [136.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.5 ft. [16.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:135,990 [as of 2017]
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: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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:83.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,770,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13599083.0
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13599083.0
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13599083.0
August 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15753080.0
August 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16014080.0
August 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15982083.0
August 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory16236083.0
July 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16295083.0
February 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood16295083.0
February 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood7294083.0
February 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6988583.0
September 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood6511583.0
July 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood6174084.0
November 1992GoodGoodGoodGood6174083.0
March 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood6043583.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,1292,55757110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,215025,6914,534990
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,915023,903120
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1816110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1481252300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.303030300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4280356720
Movable Bearingeach49018274
Fixed Bearingeach49030190
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8948196591