+32.36143, -86.17800
32°21'41" N, 86°10'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I85 SBL over BRANCH
Structure number:008608
Location:1.03 MI.N.OF E.BYPASS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,250 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
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:63.3 tons [57.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$725,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201572.9Fair6 out of 10FO42250
June 201372.9Fair6 out of 10FO42250
June 201173.2Good7 out of 10FO39625
June 200974.1Good7 out of 10FO41000
June 200762.2Good7 out of 10FO41300
August 200563.0Good7 out of 10-36035
May 200363.9Good7 out of 10-29620
July 200163.9Good7 out of 10-29620
August 199964.6Good7 out of 10-24820
August 199784.7Good7 out of 10-22700
June 199585.1Good7 out of 10-20000
May 199385.4Good7 out of 10-17480
April 199185.4Good8 out of 10-17480