+33.51667, -86.81667
33°31'00" N, 86°49'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-59/20 NORTHBOUND over I-59/20 SOUTHBOUND
Structure number:019485
Location:I-59/20 OVER I-59/20
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:413.1 ft. [125.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.6 ft. [20.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2004
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:157,350 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:86.7 tons [78.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:53.0 tons [48.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,683,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201680.0GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO157350
December 201480.0GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO157350
December 201280.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-157350
December 201080.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-157530
December 200880.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-160140
December 200680.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-159110
December 200480.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-162360

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,9564,953300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.27,67127,671000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.332332000
Compression Jointlinear ft.134134000
Elastomeric Bearingeach7207200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.826826000