I-81 over US-11/19 (LEE HIGHWAY)


+36.62630, -82.15500
36°37'35" N, 82°09'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-81 over US-11/19 (LEE HIGHWAY)
Structure number:000000000025454
Location:1.23 FR 381-1.91 TO R 658
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Total length:309.1 ft. [94.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:58.7 ft. [17.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:117.5 ft. [35.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1999
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:49,272 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:21% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:83.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4927283.0
May 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4927283.0
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5458983.0
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5458983.0
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood5458983.0
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4687783.0
June 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4693783.0
April 2003GoodGoodGoodGood2100090.1
May 2001GoodExcellentGoodGood2100090.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,0393,9825520
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.52,50752,4270800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.35,85926,7929,054130
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1110100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2722254700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.131128300
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.4440432120
Movable Bearingeach28180100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.140140000
Fixed Bearingeach1414000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7070000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.92782210320