I 59 over US 11


+33.58556, -86.67440
33°35'08" N, 86°40'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011344
Location:I59 * ROEBUCK PLAZA
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:261.2 ft. [79.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 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: April 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:75.5 tons [68.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.1 tons [41.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,841,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201686.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20545
April 201488.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20545
April 201289.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20375
April 201090.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-19800
April 200889.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20615
April 200689.9GoodGoodGoodGood-20540
April 200491.0GoodGoodGoodGood-19955
April 200291.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
May 200091.1FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-19220
March 199891.2FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-17815
March 199691.6FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good-17165
March 199491.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-13970
December 199191.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13970