I 59 over 3 RD AVE N * 63 RD ST


+33.54951, -86.74729
33°32'58" N, 86°44'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over 3 RD AVE N * 63 RD ST
Structure number:011091
Old structure number:00000I59370294A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * 63 RD ST
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:99.4 ft. [30.3 m]
Total length:266.4 ft. [81.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Skew angle:48°
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,900 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:58.7 tons [53.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.2 tons [32.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,716,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201688.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
March 201488.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
March 201288.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-39165
March 201087.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-40780
March 200887.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-40700
March 200688.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-38080
March 200488.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-37485
March 200288.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-37485
April 200088.3GoodGoodGoodGood-36810
March 199888.4GoodGoodGoodGood-35680
February 199689.3GoodGoodGoodGood-33785
March 199489.0GoodGoodGoodGood-36980
November 199189.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-29125

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8661,69016970
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,375018,07101,304
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,39110,5893,754480
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.11,46011,460000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach108200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1561292610
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.102101100
Compression Jointlinear ft.108000108
Movable Bearingeach2100912
Fixed Bearingeach70700
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5335042900