RAMP TO US 280 over I 459


+33.44070, -86.73205
33°26'27" N, 86°43'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:RAMP TO US 280 over I 459
Structure number:012306
Old structure number:0000I4593701980 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I459 * US 280 INTR
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Total length:374.0 ft. [114.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,001 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:97.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,593,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201697.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-8001
December 201497.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-8001
December 201297.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9652
December 201097.0GoodGoodGoodGood-9271
December 200897.0GoodGoodGoodGood-9807
December 200697.0GoodGoodGoodGood-9821
January 200597.0GoodGoodGoodGood-9320
January 200397.0GoodGoodGoodGood-3000
February 200192.0GoodGoodGoodGood-3000
January 199992.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-2500
October 199692.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1850
October 199493.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-1800
November 199293.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1600
October 199091.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1400