AL 223 over BRANCH


+31.97640, -85.80082
31°58'35" N, 85°48'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:AL 223 over BRANCH
Structure number:015246
Old structure number:000002230600110 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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 continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:780 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:99.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$396,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2018Good7 out of 1078099.3
June 2016Good7 out of 1078099.3
June 2014Good7 out of 1078099.3
June 2012Good7 out of 10103099.1
June 2010Good7 out of 1096099.2
June 2008Good7 out of 1082099.3
July 2006Good7 out of 1070099.4
July 2004Fair6 out of 1083099.3
July 2002Fair6 out of 1076099.4
July 2000Good7 out of 1075099.4
June 1998Good7 out of 1070099.4
June 1996Good7 out of 1067099.4
April 1994Good8 out of 1066099.5
March 1992Good8 out of 1066099.5
June 1991Good9 out of 1066099.5