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CHEROKEE #42 over BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+34.14417, -85.83335
34°08'39" N, 85°50'00" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CHEROKEE #42 over BRANCH
Structure number:001247
Old structure number:0000004210117Z0 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 MI N INT US #411
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Total length:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:120 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:22.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$186,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12022.1
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12022.1
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12022.1
September 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
September 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
September 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
September 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
October 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.1
October 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12022.1
November 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12022.1
February 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.7
January 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.7
January 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.6
January 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.6
February 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12021.6
February 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12019.4
February 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12019.4