+33.52631, -86.80288
33°31'35" N, 86°48'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:RAMP "B" over 26TH ST AND RAMPS
Structure number:014156
Location:I 59 NB TO US 31 SBL
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Total length:1701.2 ft. [518.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
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:7
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:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:98.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$15,408,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201498.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15477
October 201298.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15343
September 201098.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15346
September 200898.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15616
September 200698.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15752
September 200498.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood16038
September 200298.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood16139
October 2000100.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood1100
20000.0Not applicable---1000
November 1998100.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood1000
September 1996100.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood1000
September 1994100.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood1000
September 1992100.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood1000