I 59/20 over RAMP C


+33.54833, -86.77861
33°32'54" N, 86°46'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59/20 over RAMP C
Structure number:010868
Old structure number:00000I59370273D (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 79
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:38°
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:70,200 [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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:82.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,442,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7020082.7
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7020082.7
February 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood7020066.4
February 2012GoodGoodGoodGood7054566.4
February 2010GoodGoodGoodGood7171069.2
February 2008GoodGoodGoodGood7156569.2
February 2006GoodGoodGoodGood6946069.5
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood6946069.5
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood6804069.7
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood6753090.6
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood7250090.1
January 1996GoodGoodGoodGood6082091.4
March 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood5727591.7
November 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood5300093.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8001,795410
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.17,82017,820000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,60010,4052,19500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,44010,440000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach105320
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1821711100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1361260100
Pourable Jointlinear ft.28001407070
Movable Bearingeach30019101
Fixed Bearingeach30010200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.360356400