I 59 over 4 TH AVE SO


+33.56667, -86.70000
33°34'00" N, 86°42'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over 4 TH AVE SO
Structure number:011336
Old structure number:00000I59370327B (from 1992 edition)
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:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 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: 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:85.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,356,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201585.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
November 201384.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
December 201183.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-19800
December 200986.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20615
December 200786.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20575
December 200586.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19955
January 200486.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
February 200286.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
March 200086.2GoodGoodGoodGood-26920
March 199886.2GoodGoodGoodGood-26310
March 199688.9GoodGoodGoodGood-25525
March 199489.0GoodGoodGoodGood-23980
November 199189.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-21705

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2601,2283110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,37910,3041,9630112
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,82008,81910
Reinforced Concrete Columneach87100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1521401200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.80611810
Compression Jointlinear ft.1680143169
Movable Bearingeach1861011
Fixed Bearingeach1801170
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.420417300