I459 over SOU RR


+33.55866, -86.64009
33°33'31" N, 86°38'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I459 over SOU RR
Structure number:012718
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Total length:222.1 ft. [67.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.7 ft. [17.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel continuous [4]
Main span 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:29,455 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:88.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,414,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2945588.0
May 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2945588.0
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2945588.0
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2885588.1
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3052587.9
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood3022587.9
May 2005GoodGoodGoodGood2664088.3
May 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood2518088.4
May 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood2518088.4
April 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood2206587.6
January 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1851088.2
December 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1453588.6
November 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1378088.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5551,4718400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,84816,9631,88500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,03713,037000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1571421500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.118113500
Compression Jointlinear ft.1231111200
Movable Bearingeach2100210
Fixed Bearingeach70070
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4444322010