I 59 over US 11


+33.58559, -86.67424
33°35'08" N, 86°40'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011343
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:282.5 ft. [86.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,545 [as of 2016]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:75.2 tons [68.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.0 tons [40.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,042,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201688.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20545
June 201486.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20545
April 201286.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20375
April 201090.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-19800
April 200889.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20615
April 200689.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20540
April 200491.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-19955
April 200291.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-19875
May 200091.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good-19220
March 199891.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good-17815
March 199691.6FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-17165
March 199491.8GoodGoodGoodVery Good-15555
December 199191.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13970

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6961,6663000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22,8560022,79660
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,869011,86540
Reinforced Concrete Columneach64200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.124982600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7878000
Compression Jointlinear ft.84074010
Movable Bearingeach1801350
Fixed Bearingeach60600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.56544711710