I 59/20 over STREAM


+33.53333, -86.76667
33°31'60" N, 86°46'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over STREAM
Structure number:010869
Location:.1 MI. NO. AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:140,400 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Estimated cost of work:$5,789,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201670.0Fair6 out of 10-140400
February 201470.0Fair6 out of 10-140400
February 201270.0Fair6 out of 10-141090
February 201070.0Fair6 out of 10-143420
January 200870.0Fair6 out of 10-143130
January 200670.0Fair6 out of 10-138920
February 200470.0Fair6 out of 10-136080
February 200270.0Fair6 out of 10-136080
February 200070.0Good7 out of 10-135060
February 199870.0Good7 out of 10-127240
January 199671.9Good7 out of 10-121640
January 199472.6Good7 out of 10-114550
November 199172.8Good8 out of 10-112340

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,028137834570