RAMP TO US 280 over I 459


+33.44070, -86.73205
33°26'27" N, 86°43'55" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:RAMP TO US 280 over I 459
Structure number:012306
Old structure number:0000I4593701980 (from 1992 edition)
Location:I459 * US 280 INTR
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Total length:374.0 ft. [114.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: December 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,001 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:14% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:97.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,593,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201697.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8001
December 201497.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory8001
December 201297.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9652
December 201097.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood9271
December 200897.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood9807
December 200697.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood9821
January 200597.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood9320
January 200397.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood3000
February 200192.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood3000
January 199992.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood2500
October 199692.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood1850
October 199493.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good1800
November 199293.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood1600
October 199091.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood1400