I 59 over RAMP B TO 1ST AVE N


+33.54492, -86.74474
33°32'42" N, 86°44'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 59 over RAMP B TO 1ST AVE N
Structure number:011566
Old structure number:00000I59370314C (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 * 1ST 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:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:21°
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: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,590 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 minimum criteria [6]
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:34.9 tons [31.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,628,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201697.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34590
March 201497.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood34590
March 201297.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood31855
March 201097.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood33170
March 200897.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood33105
March 200697.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood30890
March 200497.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood31180
March 200297.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood31180
May 200097.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood30735
March 199897.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood29490
March 199697.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood28695
March 199496.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good27465
November 199196.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood25240