+34.65718, -85.64066
34°39'26" N, 85°38'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CO RD 743 over TOWN CREEK
Structure number:007793
Old structure number:0000015525228Z0 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.5 MI E AL 117 T4SR9E
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:104 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:16.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$146,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016PoorFairFairPoor10416.0
April 2014PoorFairFairPoor10216.0
April 2013PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor10217.3
April 2012PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor10217.3
July 2011PoorGoodFairPoor10217.3
April 2010PoorGoodFairPoor10217.3
April 2008PoorVery GoodFairPoor10017.3
March 2006PoorExcellentFairPoor8517.8
January 2003FairGoodFairFair8517.8
January 2001FairExcellentFairFair8517.8
February 1999FairFairFairFair8016.5
January 1997FairFairFairFair7527.2
March 1995FairFairFairFair7027.2
January 1993FairGoodFairFair7030.2
April 1991FairSatisfactoryFairFair6526.7