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:011570
Location:I59 * 85 TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:132.9 ft. [40.5 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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2017]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:89.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,587,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459089.6
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459089.6
November 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3459089.6
November 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3185589.8
November 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3317089.7
November 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3310589.7
November 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3089089.9
January 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3118089.9
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3118089.9
March 2000GoodGoodGoodGood3073589.9
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2949090.1
March 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2869590.7
March 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2746590.8
November 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2651590.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7977514510
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,28808,249039
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,58205,57750
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8476800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78641400
Compression Jointlinear ft.1680107610
Movable Bearingeach180990
Fixed Bearingeach1801242
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2661967000