I 59/20 over 3 RD AVE N


+33.54406, -86.75406
33°32'39" N, 86°45'15" 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]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 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]
Operating rating:69.7 tons [63.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.8 tons [38.0 metric tons]
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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201690.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67050
March 201490.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67050
March 201290.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67125
March 201090.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-69890
March 200890.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-69750
March 200690.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-66010
March 200490.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64520
March 200290.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64520
April 200092.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-64415
March 199893.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-61560
February 199694.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-58250
March 199495.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-55940
November 199195.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-54230

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
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