I 59/20 over L * N RR


+33.53333, -86.76667
33°31'60" N, 86°46'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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