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US 231 over BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+34.73333, -86.58333
34°43'60" N, 86°34'60" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 231 over BRANCH
Structure number:020032
Location:1.2 MI N JCT US 231* 431
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Skew angle:45°
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:112,299 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:89.8 tons [81.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$12,928,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201585.0Good7 out of 10-112299
November 201385.0Good7 out of 10-107980
November 201185.0Good7 out of 10-106289
November 200985.0Good7 out of 10-104720
November 200785.0Good7 out of 10-64200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3,1263,10012140