I 59 over RAMP B TO 1 ST AVE NO


+33.56667, -86.71667
33°34'00" N, 86°43'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over RAMP B TO 1 ST AVE NO
Structure number:011565
Old structure number:00000I59370314B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I 59 * 1 ST AVE NO
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:177.5 ft. [54.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Skew angle:11°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2013]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:79.8 tons [72.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.7 tons [43.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,781,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201489.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34590
July 201289.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34875
July 201089.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood31855
July 200889.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood33170
July 200689.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood33120
July 200489.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood30890
July 200289.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood31180
May 200091.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood30735
March 199892.1Not deficientGoodGoodGood29490
March 199692.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood28695
March 199490.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood27465
November 199189.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good25240