I 59 over I 20 RAMP A * B


+33.54754, -86.74913
33°32'51" N, 86°44'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over I 20 RAMP A * B
Structure number:011089
Old structure number:00000I59370293A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * I 20 INTER
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:292.0 ft. [89.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:28°
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,900 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:68.6 tons [62.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.1 tons [37.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,766,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201694.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
April 201493.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38900
April 201293.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-39120
April 201093.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-39165
April 200893.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-40780
April 200693.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-40375
April 200493.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-38080
April 200293.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-37485
April 200093.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-37525
May 199891.2GoodGoodGoodGood-61560
March 199693.8GoodGoodGoodGood-33785
March 199494.6GoodGoodGoodGood-31980
November 199194.8GoodGoodGoodGood-29195