+34.23008, -85.48620
34°13'48" N, 85°29'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CHEROKEE #51 over CREEK
Structure number:001259
Old structure number:0000005110158Z0 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI S INT ALA #9
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.3 ft. [7.4 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]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:415 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:40.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory41540.7
September 2014GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
September 2013GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
September 2012GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
November 2010GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
October 2008GoodGoodGoodGood41540.7
December 2006GoodGoodGoodGood41537.6
December 2004GoodGoodGoodGood41537.6
February 2003GoodGoodGoodGood41537.1
November 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood41537.1
February 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood41537.4
January 1997GoodGoodGoodGood41537.1
February 1995GoodGoodGoodGood41537.1
February 1993GoodGoodGoodGood41537.1
February 1991GoodGoodGoodGood41546.8