I59 over 85TH STREET


+33.57278, -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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2018]
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]
Sufficiency rating:93.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,591,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459093.0
May 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459093.0
November 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459093.0
November 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3185593.0
November 2009GoodGoodGoodGood3317093.0
November 2007GoodGoodGoodGood3310593.0
November 2005GoodGoodGoodGood3089093.0
January 2004GoodGoodGoodGood3118093.0
February 2002GoodGoodGoodGood3118093.0
March 2000GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good3073593.0
March 1998GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2949093.0
March 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2869593.0
March 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2746593.0
November 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood2651593.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
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