I 59 over 4 TH AVE SO


+33.58147, -86.70717
33°34'53" N, 86°42'26" 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 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: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:58.6 tons [53.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.8 tons [32.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,285,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201586.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
November 201387.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-34590
December 201189.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19800
December 200988.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-20615
December 200788.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20575
December 200589.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19955
January 200489.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
February 200289.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
March 200088.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-26920
March 199888.3GoodGoodGoodVery Good-26310
March 199688.9GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-25525
March 199489.0GoodGoodGoodGood-23980
November 199189.1GoodGoodGoodVery Good-23005

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2601,2303000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,840011,6050235
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,54708,54700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach87100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.149140900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78621420
Compression Jointlinear ft.163015850
Movable Bearingeach181890
Fixed Bearingeach183960
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.420417300