RAMP 59 over I65 AND RAMP 53


+32.36734, -86.32211
32°22'02" N, 86°19'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RAMP 59 over I65 AND RAMP 53
Structure number:010884
Old structure number:00000I85510000A (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway overpass (third level) over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:615.2 ft. [187.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.0 ft. [6.7 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:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,211 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:72.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,078,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201572.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2211
June 201372.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2211
June 201174.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood9046
May 200974.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood9364
May 200774.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood9299
March 200574.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood8716
February 200374.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood8417
February 200174.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood416954
February 199990.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood16464
February 199790.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood12530
January 199591.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood12155
March 199392.1Not deficientGoodGoodGood10933
January 199190.7Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good28825