I 59 over RAMP B TO 1 ST AVE NO


+33.56667, -86.71667
33°34'00" N, 86°43'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over RAMP B TO 1 ST AVE NO
Structure number:011565
Old structure number:00000I59370314B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * 1 ST AVE NO
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:177.5 ft. [54.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:79.6 tons [72.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.7 tons [43.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,041,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201688.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
July 201489.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34590
July 201289.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-34875
July 201089.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-31855
July 200889.7GoodGoodGoodGood-33170
July 200689.7GoodGoodGoodGood-33120
July 200489.9GoodGoodGoodGood-30890
July 200289.9GoodGoodGoodGood-31180
May 200091.9GoodGoodGoodGood-30735
March 199892.1GoodGoodGoodGood-29490
March 199692.7GoodGoodGoodGood-28695
March 199490.8GoodGoodGoodGood-27465
November 199189.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-25240

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,06801,06800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,22600010,226
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,47603,7383,7380
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,47603,7383,7380
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.134013400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8008000
Compression Jointlinear ft.8600086
Movable Bearingeach1801800
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.356035600