+32.36157, -86.17801
32°21'42" N, 86°10'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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 2017

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]
Sufficiency rating:77.2
Estimated cost of work:$586,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2017Good7 out of 104225077.2
June 2015Good7 out of 104225077.2
June 2013Good7 out of 104225077.2
June 2011Good7 out of 103962578.5
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 102270069.1
June 1995Good7 out of 102000069.7
May 1993Good7 out of 101748070.0
April 1991Good7 out of 101748070.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.144845550