I 59 over US 11


+33.54653, -86.74459
33°32'47" N, 86°44'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over US 11
Structure number:011563
Old structure number:00000I59370312C (from 1992 edition)
Location:I-59 * US 11
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:176.8 ft. [53.9 m]
Total length:595.2 ft. [181.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:99°
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:5
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:42.7 tons [38.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$9,368,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201689.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
March 201490.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
March 201291.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-31855
March 201090.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33170
March 200890.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33105
March 200691.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30890
March 200489.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
March 200292.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
April 200092.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30735
March 199892.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-29490
February 199690.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO28695
March 199490.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO27465
November 199190.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25240