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: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:21.0 ft. [6.4 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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: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]
Sufficiency rating:85.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,357,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459085.4
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459085.4
November 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459084.4
December 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1980083.9
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2061586.8
December 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2057586.8
December 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1995586.9
January 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1987586.9
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1987586.9
March 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2692086.2
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2631086.2
March 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2552588.9
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2398089.0
November 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good2170589.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2601,2421800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,379012,37900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,82008,797230
Reinforced Concrete Columneach86200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.80611810
Compression Jointlinear ft.1680143169
Movable Bearingeach1861011
Fixed Bearingeach1801170
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.420417300