I459 over SOU RR


+33.56417, -86.65778
33°33'51" N, 86°39'28" 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:20.3 ft. [6.2 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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:29,455 [as of 2015]
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]
Operating rating:60.1 tons [54.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,456,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201588.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-29455
May 201388.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-29455
May 201188.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-28855
May 200987.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30525
May 200787.9GoodGoodGoodGood-30225
May 200588.3GoodGoodGoodGood-26640
May 200388.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-25180
May 200188.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-25180
April 199987.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-22065
January 199788.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-18510
December 199488.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-14535
November 199288.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-13780

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
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