I 59 RAMP A TO 79 over RAMP C


+33.54944, -86.77861
33°32'58" N, 86°46'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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: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: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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,040 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Sufficiency rating:93.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,830,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1404093.6
February 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1404093.6
February 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1404092.6
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1410992.6
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1434292.6
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1431392.6
February 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1389293.6
March 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1389292.6
March 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1360892.6
April 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryGood550091.4
March 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood550090.4
January 1996GoodVery GoodGoodGood550087.5
March 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good550088.5
November 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good500088.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.966961410
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,5639,563000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,6015,1151,48600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,1525,152000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8277500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7867560
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1640414182
Movable Bearingeach1815111
Fixed Bearingeach1807110
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.322318400