RAMP A over 50 TH ST


+33.54622, -86.76139
33°32'46" N, 86°45'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RAMP A over 50 TH ST
Structure number:011081
Location:I 59 * 50 TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:96.8 tons [88.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:58.0 tons [52.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,012,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201598.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-14040
November 201398.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-14040
November 201198.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-14109
November 200998.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-14342
November 200798.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-14313
November 200598.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-13892
January 200498.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-13608
February 200298.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-13608
March 200097.5GoodGoodGoodGood-5500
March 199897.5GoodGoodGoodVery Good-5000
January 199697.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-4000
March 199497.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-4000
October 199297.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-5000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.536053600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,38202,1532,691538
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,5623,562000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7707700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5005000
Compression Jointlinear ft.5305300
Open Jointlinear ft.53035018
Movable Bearingeach1200120
Fixed Bearingeach120804
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.268268000