I 59 RAMP TO AL79 over AL 79


+33.54741, -86.78010
33°32'51" N, 86°46'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 RAMP TO AL79 over AL 79
Structure number:010864
Location:I 59 * AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,379 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:95.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,152,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1537995.5
November 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1537995.5
November 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1537995.5
November 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1521993.5
November 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1547194.5
November 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1544094.5
November 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1558296.5
January 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1551296.5
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1551296.5
March 2000GoodGoodGoodGood700095.3
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood650095.4
January 1996GoodGoodGoodGood650095.5
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood500094.6
November 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good400095.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1891,189000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,84011,840000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,9177,00091700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,0774,077000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach32010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1171050120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4504230
Compression Jointlinear ft.9300093
Movable Bearingeach1421101
Fixed Bearingeach77000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3403301000