US 72; SR 2 over CREEK


+34.77139, -86.58944
34°46'17" N, 86°35'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 72; SR 2 over CREEK
Structure number:005776
Location:0.7 MI W JCT PKWY. * US72
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,921 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:78.4 tons [71.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.1 tons [42.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,639,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201679.9Good7 out of 10-18921
July 201480.0Fair6 out of 10-17850
July 201280.5Fair6 out of 10-13270
July 201080.5Fair6 out of 10-12980
July 200880.5Fair6 out of 10-13170
July 200658.1Fair6 out of 10-14780
July 200458.3Fair6 out of 10-13800
July 200257.8Fair6 out of 10-16860
July 200055.7Fair6 out of 10-16960
July 199854.6Fair6 out of 10-16960
July 199654.5Fair6 out of 10-16280
July 199453.6Fair6 out of 10-18880
August 199252.8Good7 out of 10-21740

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3913523900