US 82 over BRANCH


+32.32711, -86.24466
32°19'38" N, 86°14'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 82 over BRANCH
Structure number:005131
Old structure number:000000065101350 (from 1992 edition)
Location:JCT US 82 * US 231
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:52°
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: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 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:66.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,023,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201666.2Fair5 out of 10-42870
January 201466.2Fair5 out of 10-42870
January 201266.6Fair5 out of 10-39770
January 201065.7Fair5 out of 10-46890
November 200765.8Fair5 out of 10-45600
November 200567.7Fair5 out of 10-31960
November 200367.9Fair5 out of 10-30300
November 200167.9Fair5 out of 10-30300
December 199967.1Fair5 out of 10-36510
January 199867.1Fair5 out of 10-36320
January 199667.6Fair5 out of 10-40480
January 199476.5Fair6 out of 10-38250
January 199279.6Good7 out of 10-37790