US 43 over BRANCH


+32.82315, -87.88492
32°49'23" N, 87°53'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 43 over BRANCH
Structure number:003162
Old structure number:00000013320212A (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.9 MI S EUTAW
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1948
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: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,540 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:68.3
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Fair6 out of 10454068.3
June 2016Fair6 out of 10454068.3
June 2014Fair6 out of 10454068.3
June 2012Fair6 out of 10347071.8
June 2010Fair6 out of 10350071.7
June 2008Fair6 out of 10387069.5
June 2006Fair6 out of 10392046.5
June 2004Fair6 out of 10355046.5
June 2002Fair6 out of 10375046.5
June 2000Fair6 out of 10318046.5
June 1998Fair6 out of 10341046.7
July 1996Fair6 out of 10340046.5
July 1994Fair6 out of 10312046.5
June 1992Fair6 out of 10261060.6
June 1990Good7 out of 10253069.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.6606240