I 59 over I 20 RAMP A * B


+33.54754, -86.74913
33°32'51" N, 86°44'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over I 20 RAMP A * B
Structure number:011089
Old structure number:00000I59370293A (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * I 20 INTER
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:292.0 ft. [89.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:28°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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:4
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: April 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,900 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:68.8 tons [62.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.1 tons [37.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,559,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201493.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory38900
April 201293.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory39120
April 201093.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood39165
April 200893.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood40780
April 200693.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood40375
April 200493.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood38080
April 200293.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood37485
April 200093.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood37525
20000.0Not applicable---30560
May 199891.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood61560
March 199693.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood33785
March 199494.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood31980
November 199194.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood29195