I 65 SBL over I 59 WBL


+33.52122, -86.82591
33°31'16" N, 86°49'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 65 SBL over I 59 WBL
Structure number:009913
Location:I 65 * I 59 INTERCHANGE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 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: July 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: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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:77.8 tons [70.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.8 tons [42.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,037,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201582.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO66525
August 201382.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO66525
August 201182.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-65610
August 200981.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67530
August 200782.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67195
August 200581.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-70100
July 200381.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-68560
February 200387.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO68560
February 200187.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO69085
February 199987.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO65730
October 199687.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO63985
July 199489.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO61250
July 199288.5GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO56945

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,54301,54300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,73812,6429600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,22711,227000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,49410,4742000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.148140800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.109107020
Compression Jointlinear ft.233022940
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Movable Bearingeach2400240
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3863384800