+33.46299, -86.94170
33°27'47" N, 86°56'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I59/20 over FAIRFIELD BLVD
Structure number:012319
Old structure number:00000I59370152B (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Total length:274.0 ft. [83.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:42°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,650 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:64.7 tons [58.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.3 tons [34.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,646,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201589.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-30650
December 201389.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-30650
December 201188.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-29860
December 200989.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-31090
December 200789.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-31030
December 200590.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-29345
January 200490.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-29210
February 200290.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-29210
February 200092.9GoodGoodGoodGood-25520
February 199891.9GoodGoodGoodGood-29885
October 199592.7GoodGoodGoodGood-27850
November 199393.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-26435
September 199193.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-25115