+32.36139, -86.17222
32°21'41" N, 86°10'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I85 SBL over BRANCH
Structure number:008611
Location:3.1 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:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Skew angle:15°
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,250 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
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:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:66.1 tons [60.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.2
Estimated cost of work:$593,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201577.2Good7 out of 10-42250
June 201377.2Good7 out of 10-42250
June 201178.5Good7 out of 10-39625
June 200978.3Good7 out of 10-41000
June 200766.6Good7 out of 10-41300
August 200567.3Good7 out of 10-36035
May 200368.2Good7 out of 10-29620
July 200168.2Good7 out of 10-29620
August 199968.8Good7 out of 10-24820
August 199769.1Good7 out of 10-22700
June 199569.7Good7 out of 10-20000
May 199370.0Good7 out of 10-17480
April 199170.0Good7 out of 10-17480