I 59 over RAMP B TO 1ST AVE N


+33.56778, -86.72278
33°34'04" N, 86°43'22" 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3459097.8
March 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3459097.8
March 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3185597.8
March 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3317097.8
March 2008GoodGoodGoodGood3310597.8
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood3089097.8
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood3118097.8
March 2002GoodGoodGoodGood3118097.4
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood3073597.0
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood2949097.0
March 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2869597.0
March 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2746596.0
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood2524096.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
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