I 59/20 over SOU SS*I RRS * COOSA ST


+33.54611, -86.82972
33°32'46" N, 86°49'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over SOU SS*I RRS * COOSA ST
Structure number:010499
Old structure number:00000I59370268A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * COOSA ST
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length:1090.9 ft. [332.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
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:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,895 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:88.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$19,313,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7689588.6
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7689588.6
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7689586.6
January 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7609574.6
January 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7735586.6
December 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7720086.6
December 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7791086.5
January 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7791086.5
December 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7756086.6
January 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7760074.4
March 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7627088.7
November 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7327589.0
November 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6710090.8
November 1992GoodGoodGoodGood6535091.0
April 1990GoodGoodGoodGood6146091.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,95710,809103441
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.133,212132,78800424
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.84,00774,0379,904660
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.76,37076,370000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach5654110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.15412116170
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,05097155240
Compression Jointlinear ft.385000385
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.154015220
Movable Bearingeach1225264843
Fixed Bearingeach50031154
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1821,93025200