I 59 over VALLEY DR


+33.58674, -86.68635
33°35'12" N, 86°41'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over VALLEY DR
Structure number:011571
Old structure number:00000I59370340A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * VALLEY DR
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Total length:145.0 ft. [44.2 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:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
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 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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,545 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:97.1 tons [88.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:58.2 tons [52.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,713,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201692.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20545
April 201492.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20545
April 201292.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20375
April 201092.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19800
April 200892.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20615
April 200692.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20540
April 200492.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19955
April 200292.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19875
April 200092.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-19220
April 199892.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-17815
March 199692.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-17165
March 199492.0GoodGoodGoodGood-13970
December 199192.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-12995