SR 162 over BRANCH


+32.10944, -87.42195
32°06'34" N, 87°25'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 162 over BRANCH
Structure number:014655
Old structure number:000001626601330 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.4MI.W.OF JCT.S.R.28
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:210 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:99.7
Estimated cost of work:$215,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
February 2017Good7 out of 1021099.7
February 2015Good7 out of 1021099.7
April 2013Good7 out of 1021099.7
April 2011Good7 out of 1021099.7
May 2009Good7 out of 1020099.8
May 2007Good7 out of 1019099.8
May 2005Good7 out of 1013099.8
November 2003Good7 out of 1014099.8
November 2001Good7 out of 1014099.8
January 2000Good8 out of 1017099.8
May 1998Good8 out of 1021099.7
September 1996Good8 out of 1017099.8
September 1994Good9 out of 1021099.7
September 1992Good9 out of 1021096.7
October 1990Good9 out of 1015096.8