SH 23-Franklin Co over Mulberry River


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 23-Franklin Co over Mulberry River
Structure number:000000000001789
Location:1.20 MI S OF CASS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Total length:445.9 ft. [135.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,900 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:25.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,159,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017PoorFairPoorSatisfactory190025.3
December 2015PoorFairPoorSatisfactory150025.3
December 2014PoorFairPoorSatisfactory150025.3
December 2013PoorFairPoorSatisfactory190025.3
December 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood190043.0
December 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood190053.7
January 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood150049.0
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood150049.0
April 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood160048.3
June 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood160048.1
May 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood160048.1
May 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood230044.5
June 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood230044.5
June 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood97044.3
May 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood97044.3
May 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood97041.9
June 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood97041.9
July 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood97041.9
October 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood93842.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.44003171230
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,92007,5361,3840
Steel Trusslinear ft.660486016212
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.79205522400
Steel Gusset Plateeach26413284480
Reinforced Concrete Columneach80530
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.10094060
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.112111100
Movable Bearingeach1400104
Fixed Bearingeach1401220
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.670067000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.222216240