43 TH AVE N. over BRANCH


+33.56667, -86.75000
33°34'00" N, 86°45'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:43 TH AVE N. over BRANCH
Structure number:001780
Location:43 TH AVE * 68TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1938
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.0
Estimated cost of work:$371,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201691.0Fair6 out of 10-2000
May 201491.0Fair6 out of 10-2000
August 201277.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
August 201077.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
August 200877.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
June 200677.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
December 200477.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
September 200277.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
October 200077.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
November 199878.1Fair6 out of 10-2000
December 199677.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
November 199477.9Fair6 out of 10-2000
November 199277.9Fair6 out of 10-2000