I 65 NBL over I 59 SBL


+33.52112, -86.82681
33°31'16" N, 86°49'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 65 NBL over I 59 SBL
Structure number:009912
Location:I 59 * I 65 INTERCHANGE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:188.0 ft. [57.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.4 ft. [17.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:10°
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 [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:66,525 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:84.6 tons [76.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.8 tons [46.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,883,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201582.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO66525
August 201382.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO66525
August 201182.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-65610
August 200981.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-67530
August 200782.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-67195
August 200581.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO70100
July 200381.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO68560
February 200387.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO68560
March 200187.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO69085
February 199987.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO65730
October 199687.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO63985
July 199489.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO61250
September 199287.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO56945

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5041,4327200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,84011,7687200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,62210,5368600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,9089,908000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.145140320
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.105103110
Compression Jointlinear ft.22601714015
Elastomeric Bearingeach1201200
Movable Bearingeach1801080
Fixed Bearingeach1801800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3763562000