US 11 over BRANCH


+33.58333, -86.68333
33°34'60" N, 86°40'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 11 over BRANCH
Structure number:009618
Old structure number:000000073703190 (from 1992 edition)
Location:US 11 * ALA 75
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Total length:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,470 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:36.4 tons [33.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.9 tons [19.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:66.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$2,358,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201666.1Fair6 out of 10-24470
January 201466.1Fair6 out of 10-24470
January 201266.2Fair6 out of 10-23670
January 201081.9Fair6 out of 10-27090
January 200881.9Fair6 out of 10-27090
January 200781.9Fair6 out of 10-27180
January 200581.9Fair6 out of 10-27240
January 200381.9Good7 out of 10-27430
January 200181.5Good7 out of 10-30350
March 199979.9Good7 out of 10-30140
March 199779.3Good7 out of 10-33270
March 199579.9Good7 out of 10-28130
March 199375.3Good8 out of 10-30980
January 199175.3Good7 out of 10-30920

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.5820539430