I 59 N B L over I 59 S B L


+33.51987, -86.81678
33°31'12" N, 86°49'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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 2015 

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]
Operating rating:69.2 tons [62.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.4 tons [37.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:66.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,113,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201566.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO135990
August 201368.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO135990
August 201168.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-157530
August 200968.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-160140
August 200768.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-159820
August 200568.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO162360
July 200368.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO162950
February 200368.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO162950
February 200172.5FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO72940
February 199972.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO69885
October 199674.5FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO65115
July 199486.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO63370
March 199486.9FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO63370
September 199186.1FairFairGoodGoodFO60435