US 82 over BRANCH


+32.32691, -86.27256
32°19'37" N, 86°16'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 82 over BRANCH
Structure number:005129
Old structure number:000000065101180 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
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:40,960 [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 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:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,053,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201660.2Fair5 out of 10-40960
December 201360.2Fair5 out of 10-40960
January 201259.7Fair5 out of 10-39450
January 201058.1Fair5 out of 10-44180
November 200756.2Fair5 out of 10-43880
November 200556.7Fair5 out of 10-42330
November 200356.8Fair5 out of 10-42050
November 200156.8Fair5 out of 10-42050
December 199956.3Fair5 out of 10-37520
January 199856.5Fair5 out of 10-37050
January 199668.1Fair6 out of 10-43500
January 199468.7Good7 out of 10-41330
January 199271.7Good7 out of 10-41390