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:011088
Old structure number:00000I59370289B (from 1992 edition)
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:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:91.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,926,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6705091.7
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6705091.7
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6712591.7
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6989091.5
March 2008GoodGoodGoodGood6975091.5
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood6601091.8
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood6452092.0
March 2002GoodGoodGoodGood6452092.0
April 2000GoodGoodGoodGood6441594.0
March 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood6156094.2
February 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood5825095.6
March 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood5594095.8
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood5125096.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5182,39012800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,68300025,683
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,655018,642130
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1413100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.211020470
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.160156040
Compression Jointlinear ft.32601030223
Movable Bearingeach33016611
Fixed Bearingeach3303300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.458458000