I 59 over RAMP B TO 1ST AVE N


+33.54492, -86.74474
33°32'42" N, 86°44'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 59 over RAMP B TO 1ST AVE N
Structure number:011566
Old structure number:00000I59370314C (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 1ST 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:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:21°
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: March 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:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:59.6 tons [54.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.9 tons [31.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,628,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201697.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-34590
March 201497.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-34590
March 201297.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-31855
March 201097.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-33170
March 200897.8GoodGoodGoodGood-33105
March 200697.8GoodGoodGoodGood-30890
March 200497.8GoodGoodGoodGood-31180
March 200297.4GoodGoodGoodGood-31180
May 200097.0GoodGoodGoodGood-30735
March 199897.0GoodGoodGoodGood-29490
March 199697.0GoodGoodGoodGood-28695
March 199496.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-27465
November 199196.0GoodGoodGoodGood-25240

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,24301,24300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,078013,07800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,60809,60440
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.156015600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.102102000
Compression Jointlinear ft.2160094122
Movable Bearingeach2100210
Fixed Bearingeach2102100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.355035410