I 59 RAMP A TO 79 over RAMP C


+33.54917, -86.77841
33°32'57" N, 86°46'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 RAMP A TO 79 over RAMP C
Structure number:010866
Location:I 59 * AL 79
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,040 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:83.4 tons [75.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,833,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201693.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory14040
February 201492.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood14040
February 201292.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14109
February 201092.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14342
February 200892.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14313
February 200693.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood13892
March 200492.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood13892
March 200292.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood13608
April 200091.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood5500
March 199890.4Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood5500
January 199687.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood5500
March 199488.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good5500
November 199188.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good5000