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
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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