I 59 over 4 TH AVE SO


+33.58139, -86.70750
33°34'53" N, 86°42'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over 4 TH AVE SO
Structure number:011335
Location:I 59 * 4 TH AVE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:110.9 ft. [33.8 m]
Total length:210.0 ft. [64.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:87.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,245,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459087.5
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459086.5
November 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3459087.5
December 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1980089.0
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good2061588.9
December 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2057588.9
December 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1995589.0
January 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1987589.0
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1987589.0
March 2000GoodGoodGoodVery Good2692088.2
March 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good2631088.3
March 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2552588.9
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2398089.0
November 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good2300589.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2601,2392010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,840011,84000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,54708,54430
Reinforced Concrete Columneach87100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.81621900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7874220
Compression Jointlinear ft.163016210
Movable Bearingeach1808100
Fixed Bearingeach1801080
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.420420000