+33.55040, -86.74585
33°33'01" N, 86°44'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over AVAITION AVE
Structure number:011095
Location:I59 * AVIATION AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:210.0 ft. [64.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.6 ft. [20.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:32°
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: February 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:60.2 tons [54.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,681,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201692.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
February 201492.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
February 201292.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-39165
February 201092.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-40780
February 200892.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-40700
February 200692.7GoodGoodGoodGood-38080
March 200492.8GoodGoodGoodGood-37485
March 200293.4GoodGoodGoodGood-37485
April 200095.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-37525
March 199895.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-35680
February 199696.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-33785
March 199496.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-31980
November 199196.7GoodGoodGoodGood-30785

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8901,83542130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,069014,997072
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,77610,5833,18940
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.11,46611,466000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1671006520
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.127123400
Compression Jointlinear ft.131000131
Movable Bearingeach27001611
Fixed Bearingeach90900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4204041600