+34.00281, -85.61514
34°00'10" N, 85°36'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CHEROKEE #176 over BRANCH
Structure number:005540
Old structure number:0000003110081Z0 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 MI W INT ALA #9
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Total length:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:40 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:51.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$190,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
January 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
January 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
September 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
September 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
September 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
September 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
October 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4051.0
October 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4051.0
October 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
November 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.0
January 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.5
January 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.5
January 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4054.5
December 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.5
January 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4051.3
February 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4054.3
December 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4051.3
January 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4040.8