I 59/20 over L * N RR


+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 L * N RR
Structure number:011079
Location:.2 MI NO AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:203.1 ft. [61.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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 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: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:70,200 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:54.8 tons [49.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.8 tons [29.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,439,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201690.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-70200
February 201475.8FairFairFairFair-70200
February 201275.8FairFairFairFair-70545
February 201087.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-71710
February 200887.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-71565
March 200688.9FairFairGoodGood-69460
February 200489.1FairFairGoodGood-68040
February 200290.5FairFairGoodGood-68040
February 200090.6FairFairGoodGood-67530
March 199891.0FairFairVery GoodGood-63620
January 199692.4FairFairVery GoodVery Good-60820
February 199493.7FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-57275
November 199193.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-56070

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2342,231111
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22,330022,308022
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,53212,5563,9074524
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.13,22213,222000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2111456420
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.156156000
Compression Jointlinear ft.163008155
Movable Bearingeach33013173
Fixed Bearingeach1101100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4063772900