+33.58662, -86.69268
33°35'12" N, 86°41'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over WALDROP AVE
Structure number:011340
Old structure number:00000I59370337B (from 1992 edition)
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:52.8 ft. [16.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.7 ft. [5.7 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:Good [7 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:61.9 tons [56.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.1 tons [33.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,531,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201588.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20545
November 201388.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20545
December 201189.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-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 199888.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-35680
March 199690.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-17165
March 199490.9GoodGoodGoodGood-13970
December 199190.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-19995

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2241,1814300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,292032,1720120
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,23509,221140
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1731373600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.102102000
Compression Jointlinear ft.106010600
Movable Bearingeach2111361
Fixed Bearingeach70700
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.350347300