+34.30744, -87.57508
34°18'27" N, 87°34'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 243 over CANADA CREEK
Structure number:014962
Location:3.9 MI N JCT SR 195
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1989
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: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,090 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:22% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Sufficiency rating:99.3
Estimated cost of work:$1,967,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2017Good7 out of 10109099.3
May 2015Good7 out of 10109099.3
May 2013Good7 out of 10109099.3
July 2011Good7 out of 10126099.2
July 2009Good7 out of 10124099.2
July 2007Good7 out of 10130099.2
July 2005Good7 out of 10130099.2
August 2003Good7 out of 10121099.3
August 2001Good7 out of 10121099.3
August 1999Good7 out of 10126099.2
August 1997Good7 out of 10111099.3
August 1995Good7 out of 10113099.2
August 1993Good7 out of 1083099.4
August 1991Good7 out of 1085098.4