RAMP C over RAMP D * I 59


+33.59823, -86.65425
33°35'54" N, 86°39'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RAMP C over RAMP D * I 59
Structure number:011346
Location:I 59 * I 459 INTR
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Total length:496.1 ft. [151.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:47°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:6
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: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,879 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:93.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,535,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201693.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO5879
February 201493.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO5879
February 201293.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5273
February 201093.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5490
February 200893.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5479
January 200694.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-5146
February 200494.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4774
February 200294.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4774
February 200096.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-6000
March 199897.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4000
February 199697.7GoodGoodGoodGood-4000
February 199497.7GoodGoodGoodGood-3500
February 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.1,98401,968160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.26,91000026,910
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,635014,63320
Reinforced Concrete Columneach106400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9991440
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.115114010
Compression Jointlinear ft.893044150
Open Jointlinear ft.3030000
Movable Bearingeach2407170
Fixed Bearingeach1201110
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9929820100