US 82 over BRANCH


+32.32722, -86.25408
32°19'38" N, 86°15'15" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 82 over BRANCH
Structure number:005130
Old structure number:000000065101290 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 MI E OF WOODLEY RD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 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:3
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:42,870 [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:59.4 tons [54.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,312,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201658.5Fair5 out of 10-42870
January 201458.5Fair5 out of 10-42870
January 201259.0Fair5 out of 10-41550
January 201059.0Fair5 out of 10-45700
November 200770.3Fair6 out of 10-41140
November 200570.9Fair6 out of 10-39130
November 200371.3Fair6 out of 10-37460
November 200166.7Fair6 out of 10FO37460
December 199963.4Fair6 out of 10FO41670
January 199868.5Fair6 out of 10-40540
January 199667.8Good7 out of 10-44790
January 199468.3Good7 out of 10-42660
January 199271.4Good7 out of 10-42360