RAMP 59 over I65 AND RAMP 53


+32.36734, -86.32211
32°22'02" N, 86°19'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RAMP 59 over I65 AND RAMP 53
Structure number:010884
Old structure number:00000I85510000A (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway overpass (third level) over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:615.2 ft. [187.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.0 ft. [6.7 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:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,211 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,078,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201572.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2211
June 201372.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2211
June 201174.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-9046
May 200974.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-9364
May 200774.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-9299
March 200574.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-8716
February 200374.0GoodGoodGoodGood-8417
February 200174.0GoodGoodGoodGood-416954
February 199990.4GoodGoodGoodGood-16464
February 199790.8GoodGoodGoodGood-12530
January 199591.0GoodGoodGoodGood-12155
March 199392.1GoodGoodGoodGood-10933
January 199190.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-28825