I 59 over US 11


+33.56679, -86.72549
33°34'00" N, 86°43'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:18.7 ft. [5.7 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]
Operating rating:59.3 tons [53.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201692.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
March 201494.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
March 201295.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-31855
March 201094.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-33170
March 200894.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33105
March 200695.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30890
March 200493.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
March 200293.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
April 200093.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30735
March 199893.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-29490
February 199691.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO28695
March 199491.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO26515
November 199192.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25240