I59 over 3RD AVE NO * 63RD ST


+33.54944, -86.74694
33°32'58" N, 86°44'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:26.2 ft. [8.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3890078.9
March 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3890078.9
March 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3916578.9
March 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4078090.3
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4070090.3
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3808090.6
March 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3748590.6
March 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3748593.4
April 2000GoodGoodGoodGood3681093.5
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood3378593.8
February 1996GoodGoodGoodGood3378594.4
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood3698094.2
November 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good2412595.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,3991,615761230
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,299017,5070792
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,32312,9184,2151900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.14,39114,391000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1210200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1781344130
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.127124210
Compression Jointlinear ft.130000130
Movable Bearingeach2700720
Fixed Bearingeach90009
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5335092400