+33.58694, -86.69273
33°35'13" N, 86°41'34" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over WALDROP AVE
Structure number:011339
Location:I 59 * WALDROP AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.8 ft. [16.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Skew angle:
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 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: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,545 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:15% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.3 tons [56.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.3 tons [33.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,581,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201588.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20545
November 201388.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20545
December 201187.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-19800
December 200988.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20615
December 200788.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20575
December 200590.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19955
January 200490.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
February 200290.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
February 200090.1GoodGoodGoodGood-19220
March 199888.4GoodGoodGoodGood-35680
March 199690.6GoodGoodGoodGood-17165
March 199490.9GoodGoodGoodGood-13970
December 199190.9GoodGoodGoodVery Good-13970