I-20 over Joseph E. Lowery BLVD.


+33.74143, -84.41766
33°44'29" N, 84°25'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-20 over Joseph E. Lowery BLVD.
Structure number:000000012101780
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:119.4 ft. [36.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:143,320 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:60.4 tons [54.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.2
Estimated cost of work:$2,689,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201589.2FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-143320
June 201389.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-143320
June 201189.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-169790
September 200989.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-169790
February 200889.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-169790
August 200588.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-183730
August 200388.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-186100
September 200190.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-140200
May 199990.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-140200
November 199690.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-139900
September 199488.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-118660
August 199288.1FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-118660
August 199090.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-104380

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,6543,654000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24,77424,774000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.20,75920,759000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.20,18420,184000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2121000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.240240000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.360353070
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.360360000
Compression Jointlinear ft.240236040
Movable Bearingeach8484000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8484000
Fixed Bearingeach8484000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8484000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.348348000