I59 over 85TH STREET


+33.57300, -86.71769
33°34'23" N, 86°43'04" 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:16.7 ft. [5.1 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 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: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]
Operating rating:64.0 tons [58.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.2 tons [37.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,586,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201589.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
November 201389.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
November 201189.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-31855
November 200989.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33170
November 200789.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-33105
November 200589.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30890
January 200489.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
February 200289.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31180
March 200089.9GoodGoodGoodGood-30735
March 199890.1GoodGoodGoodGood-29490
March 199690.7GoodGoodGoodGood-28695
March 199490.8GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-27465
November 199190.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-26515

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7977494422
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,28808,1170171
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,58205,57660
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1321161600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78681000
Compression Jointlinear ft.1680697524
Movable Bearingeach1801062
Fixed Bearingeach1801323
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2662521400