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


+33.54583, -86.78437
33°32'45" N, 86°47'04" 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:23.3 ft. [7.1 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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:76,895 [as of 2016]
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]
Operating rating:75.0 tons [68.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$19,312,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201688.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-76895
January 201486.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-76895
January 201274.6FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-76095
January 201086.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-77355
December 200786.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-77200
December 200586.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-77910
January 200486.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-77910
December 200286.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-77560
January 200174.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-77600
March 199988.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-76270
November 199689.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-73275
November 199490.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-67100
November 199291.0GoodGoodGoodGood-65350
April 199091.3GoodGoodGoodGood-61460

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,95710,83273511
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.133,212125,050008,162
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.84,00774,3479,575850
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.76,37076,370000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach5654200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.20215231190
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,050665370150
Compression Jointlinear ft.385008377
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.154015400
Movable Bearingeach1221755644
Fixed Bearingeach50316112
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1822,182000