AL 39 over BRANCH


+32.91413, -87.99778
32°54'51" N, 87°59'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL 39 over BRANCH
Structure number:012584
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
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]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,050 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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: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:78.0
Estimated cost of work:$539,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2017Good7 out of 10405078.0
November 2016Good7 out of 10405075.0
December 2014Good7 out of 10405075.0
November 2012Good7 out of 10107075.0
November 2010Good7 out of 10125075.0
November 2008Good7 out of 10117075.0
November 2006Good7 out of 10115078.0
October 2004Good7 out of 10119096.1
October 2002Good7 out of 10121096.0
October 2000Good7 out of 10105096.3
October 1998Good7 out of 10125095.9
December 1996Good7 out of 10105096.3
January 1995Good7 out of 1079096.7
March 1993Good8 out of 1065099.0
April 1991Good8 out of 1065098.0