I 59/20 over 3 RD AVE N


+33.54389, -86.75472
33°32'38" N, 86°45'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over 3 RD AVE N
Structure number:011087
Location:I 59 * 3 RD AVE N
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:229.0 ft. [69.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Skew angle:43°
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 [3]
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:67,050 [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: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]
Sufficiency rating:90.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,017,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6705090.6
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6705090.6
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6712590.6
March 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6989090.4
March 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6975090.4
March 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6601090.7
March 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6452090.9
March 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6452090.9
April 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6441592.9
March 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6156093.2
February 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5825094.6
March 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5594095.8
November 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood5423095.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5182,41810000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,68300025,683
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,99918,999000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1410400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2141704400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1601368160
Compression Jointlinear ft.332000332
Movable Bearingeach33015180
Fixed Bearingeach3303300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.458458000