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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4961,492004
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,382019,38200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,472010,3601120
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8686000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107093014
Compression Jointlinear ft.1500903030
Movable Bearingeach2002000
Fixed Bearingeach2001802
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.748074800