+33.52602, -86.80262
33°31'34" N, 86°48'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RAMP "A" over 26TH STREET
Structure number:014155
Old structure number:00000I59370251B (from 1992 edition)
Location:I59 TO 26TH STREET
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:152.9 ft. [46.6 m]
Total length:2193.7 ft. [668.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
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:20
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: October 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,477 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:96.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$18,976,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201496.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15477
October 201296.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory15735
September 201096.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood15753
September 200896.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood16014
September 200696.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood15911
September 200496.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good16236
September 200296.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good16295
October 200099.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good2100
November 199899.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good2000
September 199699.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good1200
September 199499.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good1000
September 199299.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood500
December 198999.9Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent500