I 59 over US 11


+33.56611, -86.72667
33°33'58" N, 86°43'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011562
Old structure number:00000I59370312B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * US 11
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Total length:687.0 ft. [209.4 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:8
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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2016]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:92.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,633,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459092.8
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459094.8
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3185595.0
March 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3317094.9
March 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3310594.9
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3089095.1
March 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3118093.0
March 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3118093.0
April 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3073593.0
March 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2949093.2
February 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2869591.7
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood2651591.9
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood2524092.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,1223,78633600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.55,972050,4763,8071,689
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.28,854028,84770
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2422200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1241131010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2731997310
Compression Jointlinear ft.168001644
Movable Bearingeach48036120
Fixed Bearingeach1801350
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,3741,16220660