SR 53 over STREAM


+34.71667, -86.58333
34°43'00" N, 86°34'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 53 over STREAM
Structure number:011829
Old structure number:000000534501010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.3 MI S US 431
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:48°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,950 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:38.2 tons [34.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.0 tons [20.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,233,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201671.3Good7 out of 10-20950
October 201471.3Good7 out of 10-53862
October 201271.3Good7 out of 10-112130
October 201071.3Good7 out of 10-105400
October 200871.3Good7 out of 10-108000
October 200685.0Good7 out of 10-109850
October 200485.0Good7 out of 10-107910
October 200285.0Good7 out of 10-97600
October 200083.0Good7 out of 10-95690
October 199883.0Good7 out of 10-99250
September 199683.0Good7 out of 10-89800
September 199483.0Good7 out of 10-73900
September 199280.0Good7 out of 10-73170
August 199180.0Good7 out of 10-74500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.78966501240