I75 over BRANCH


+35.02472, -85.17278
35°01'29" N, 85°10'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I75 over BRANCH
Structure number:33I00750029
Location:SR-153 JUNCTION
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Skew angle:55°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
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: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:87,930 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.4 tons [54.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:66.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,013,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201666.1Fair5 out of 10-87930
July 201466.3Fair5 out of 10-84020
July 201266.4Fair5 out of 10-83260
July 201066.5Fair5 out of 10-81180
July 200866.7Fair5 out of 10-78800
July 200665.9Fair5 out of 10-90300
August 200466.5Fair5 out of 10-80950
August 200266.2Fair5 out of 10-85480
January 200174.0Fair5 out of 10-75800
September 199874.0Fair5 out of 10-81630
August 199674.0Fair5 out of 10-73780
August 199474.0Fair5 out of 10-69300
January 199385.0Good7 out of 10-52590
December 199085.0Good7 out of 10-52590