I 59 RAMP A TO 79 over RAMP C


+33.54917, -86.77841
33°32'57" N, 86°46'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 RAMP A TO 79 over RAMP C
Structure number:010866
Location:I 59 * AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,040 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:83.4 tons [75.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,833,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201693.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14040
February 201492.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14040
February 201292.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-14109
February 201092.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-14342
February 200892.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-14313
February 200693.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-13892
March 200492.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-13892
March 200292.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-13608
April 200091.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-5500
March 199890.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-5500
January 199687.5GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO5500
March 199488.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO5500
November 199188.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO5000