+33.52602, -86.80262
33°31'34" N, 86°48'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RAMP "A" over 26TH STREET
Structure number:014155
Old structure number:00000I59370251B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 TO 26TH STREET
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:152.9 ft. [46.6 m]
Total length:2193.7 ft. [668.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
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:20
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,477 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:96.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$18,658,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201696.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15477
October 201496.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15477
October 201296.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-15735
September 201096.5GoodGoodGoodGood-15753
September 200896.5GoodGoodGoodGood-16014
September 200696.5GoodGoodGoodGood-15911
September 200496.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-16236
September 200296.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-16295
October 200099.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-2100
November 199899.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-2000
September 199699.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-1200
September 199499.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-1000
September 199299.9GoodGoodGoodGood-500
December 198999.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,4427,442000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.151,0000143,45007,550
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4621,3720900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.71,93070,0001,93000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.10,7199,91458000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2802800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.69510180
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,12301,12300
Elastomeric Bearingeach4804800
Movable Bearingeach96040560
Fixed Bearingeach6306300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,20004,20000