I 59/20 over VANDERBILT RD


+33.53912, -86.79196
33°32'21" N, 86°47'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over VANDERBILT RD
Structure number:010496
Old structure number:00000I59370263B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * VANDERBILT RD
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:270.0 ft. [82.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,895 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.5 tons [56.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.1 tons [33.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,524,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201569.9FairGoodFairGood-76895
December 201369.9FairSatisfactoryFairGood-76895
December 201169.0FairSatisfactoryFairGood-76095
December 200968.8FairSatisfactoryFairGood-77355
December 200781.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-77200
December 200583.0GoodGoodGoodGood-77910
January 200483.1GoodGoodGoodGood-77560
February 200283.1GoodGoodGoodGood-77560
March 200083.1GoodGoodGoodGood-76835
March 199883.6GoodGoodGoodGood-72875
January 199685.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-72140
February 199485.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-67100
October 199187.8GoodGoodGoodGood-51930

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,16002,16000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,5280011,52810,000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,55017,550000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.188018800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.199019900
Compression Jointlinear ft.345000345
Movable Bearingeach3200320
Fixed Bearingeach3203200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.540054000