+33.46811, -86.88294
33°28'05" N, 86°52'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:31ST STR SW over BRANCH
Structure number:003634
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1950
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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
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:59.2
Estimated cost of work:$704,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201659.2Fair5 out of 10-16000
July 201459.2Fair5 out of 10-16000
September 201270.2Fair6 out of 10-16000
September 201057.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
December 200857.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
October 200657.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
December 200457.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
July 200257.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
June 200057.0Fair6 out of 10-16000
October 199857.2Fair6 out of 10-15900
October 199657.0Fair6 out of 10-15900
November 199454.3Fair6 out of 10-15900
November 199257.3Fair6 out of 10-15900