I 59 RAMP TO AL79 over AL 79


+33.54758, -86.77973
33°32'51" N, 86°46'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 RAMP TO AL79 over AL 79
Structure number:010864
Location:I 59 * AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,379 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,180,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201595.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15379
November 201395.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15379
November 201193.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15219
November 200994.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15471
November 200794.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15440
November 200596.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15582
January 200496.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15512
February 200296.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood15512
March 200095.3Not deficientGoodGoodGood7000
March 199895.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood6500
January 199695.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood6500
March 199494.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood5000
November 199195.7Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good4000