+32.36191, -86.19697
32°21'43" N, 86°11'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I85 NBL over BRANCH
Structure number:008609
Old structure number:00000I85510075B (from 1992 edition)
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:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
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 2017

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]
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]
Sufficiency rating:77.2
Estimated cost of work:$913,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2017Fair6 out of 104225077.2
June 2015Fair6 out of 104225077.2
June 2013Good7 out of 104225077.2
June 2011Good7 out of 103962577.5
June 2009Good7 out of 104100078.3
June 2007Good7 out of 104130066.6
August 2005Good7 out of 103603567.3
May 2003Good7 out of 102962068.2
July 2001Good7 out of 102962068.2
August 1999Good7 out of 102482068.8
August 1997Good7 out of 102270084.7
June 1995Good7 out of 102000085.1
May 1993Good7 out of 101748085.4
April 1991Good7 out of 101418085.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1821116650