I 59 RAMP TO AL79 over AL 79


+33.54758, -86.77973
33°32'51" N, 86°46'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:17.1 ft. [5.2 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 2015

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]
Operating rating:59.6 tons [54.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,180,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201595.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15379
November 201395.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15379
November 201193.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15219
November 200994.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15471
November 200794.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15440
November 200596.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15582
January 200496.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15512
February 200296.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-15512
March 200095.3GoodGoodGoodGood-7000
March 199895.4GoodGoodGoodGood-6500
January 199695.5GoodGoodGoodGood-6500
March 199494.6GoodGoodGoodGood-5000
November 199195.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-4000