I59 over 85TH STREET


+33.57291, -86.71750
33°34'22" N, 86°43'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I59 over 85TH STREET
Structure number:011569
Location:I59 * 85TH STREET
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Total length:133.2 ft. [40.6 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:64.0 tons [58.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.2 tons [37.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,590,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201593.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
November 201393.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
November 201193.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-31855
November 200993.0GoodGoodGoodGood-33170
November 200793.0GoodGoodGoodGood-33105
November 200593.0GoodGoodGoodGood-30890
January 200493.0GoodGoodGoodGood-31180
February 200293.0GoodGoodGoodGood-31180
March 200093.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-30735
March 199893.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-29490
March 199693.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-28695
March 199493.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-27465
November 199193.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-26515

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8007326800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,28806,2701,106912
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,59905,59540
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.134128600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78502710
Compression Jointlinear ft.1680952053
Movable Bearingeach1821150
Fixed Bearingeach1831311
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.267267000