US 82 over BRANCH


+32.32659, -86.29166
32°19'36" N, 86°17'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 82 over BRANCH
Structure number:005128
Old structure number:000000065101070 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 MI E OF NORMAN BRDG R
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:32,740 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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:64.5 tons [58.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.7 tons [35.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,084,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201662.9Fair5 out of 10-32740
December 201362.9Fair5 out of 10-32740
January 201261.6Fair5 out of 10-33660
January 201058.3Fair5 out of 10-37600
November 200758.3Fair5 out of 10-37620
November 200558.8Fair5 out of 10-36080
November 200358.8Fair5 out of 10-36050
November 200158.8Fair5 out of 10-36050
December 199956.9Fair5 out of 10-35950
January 199856.9Fair5 out of 10-35840
January 199670.0Fair6 out of 10-36640
January 199470.5Good7 out of 10-34820
January 199273.5Good7 out of 10-34840