I 59 N B L over I 59 S B L


+33.52176, -86.82456
33°31'18" N, 86°49'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 N B L over I 59 S B L
Structure number:009874
Old structure number:00000I593702390 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:387.2 ft. [118.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:60°
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:135,990 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:66.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,112,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryFairGood13599066.0
August 2015FairSatisfactoryFairGood13599066.0
August 2013FairSatisfactoryFairGood13599068.0
August 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood15753068.0
August 2009FairSatisfactoryFairGood16014068.0
August 2007FairSatisfactoryFairGood15982068.0
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood16236068.0
July 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood16295068.0
February 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood16295068.0
February 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood7294072.5
February 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood6988572.8
October 1996FairSatisfactoryFairGood6511574.5
July 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6337086.0
March 1994FairFairSatisfactoryGood6337086.9
September 1991FairFairGoodGood6043586.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,8713,7937710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.55,97253,1742,79800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.24,77424,52624800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.20,12417,7092,41500
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1601600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1761581800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1251121300
Compression Jointlinear ft.1280281000
Elastomeric Bearingeach80800
Movable Bearingeach2408160
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7747353900