I 59/20 over L * N RR


+33.54972, -86.77500
33°32'59" N, 86°46'30" 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:23.0 ft. [7.0 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:70,200 [as of 2018]
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]
Sufficiency rating:90.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,418,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7020090.0
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7020090.0
February 2014FairFairFairFair7020075.8
February 2012FairFairFairFair7054575.8
February 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory7171087.7
February 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory7156587.7
March 2006FairFairGoodGood6946088.9
February 2004FairFairGoodGood6804089.1
February 2002FairFairGoodGood6804090.5
February 2000FairFairGoodGood6753090.6
March 1998FairFairVery GoodGood6362091.0
January 1996FairFairVery GoodVery Good6082092.4
February 1994FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good5727593.7
November 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good5607093.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2342,231111
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22,330022,308022
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,53212,5563,9084424
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