RAMP B OFF TO I59 over 50 TH ST


+33.54519, -86.76140
33°32'43" N, 86°45'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RAMP B OFF TO I59 over 50 TH ST
Structure number:011084
Old structure number:00000I59370284D (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * 50 TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Total length:176.8 ft. [53.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:43°
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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:90.4 tons [82.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:54.1 tons [49.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,288,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201593.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO14040
November 201393.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO14040
November 201194.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO14109
November 200994.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO14342
November 200794.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO14313
November 200594.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO13892
January 200494.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO13608
February 200294.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO13608
March 200093.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5500
March 199893.5GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO5000
January 199693.6GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO4800
March 199496.7GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-4000
November 199196.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.707070700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,382005,3820
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,7034,703000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9389400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5048200
Compression Jointlinear ft.106053053
Movable Bearingeach1200120
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.354354000