I59 over 3RD AVE NO * 63RD ST


+33.54954, -86.74684
33°32'58" N, 86°44'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I59 over 3RD AVE NO * 63RD ST
Structure number:011092
Old structure number:00000I59370294B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 63RD 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:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.9 ft. [8.2 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:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry 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:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.1 tons [28.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,473,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201678.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-38900
March 201478.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-38900
March 201278.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-39165
March 201090.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-40780
March 200890.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-40700
March 200690.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38080
March 200490.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-37485
March 200293.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-37485
April 200093.5GoodGoodGoodGood-36810
March 199893.8GoodGoodGoodGood-33785
February 199694.4GoodGoodGoodGood-33785
March 199494.2GoodGoodGoodGood-36980
November 199195.2FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-24125