FAU 4385 over BRANCH


+35.02361, -89.83083
35°01'25" N, 89°49'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 4385 over BRANCH
Structure number:790S0120001
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,670 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% 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 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]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,309,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201567.0Good7 out of 10-34670
April 201367.0Fair6 out of 10-34670
May 201167.0Fair6 out of 10-34670
June 200967.0Fair6 out of 10-34670
November 200767.0Fair6 out of 10-34670
October 200555.0Fair5 out of 10-29770
October 200355.0Fair5 out of 10-38410
November 200155.0Fair5 out of 10-40520
March 200067.0Fair6 out of 10-38390
June 199867.0Fair6 out of 10-19510
May 199867.0Fair6 out of 10-35450
December 199567.0Fair6 out of 10-19510
October 199367.0Fair6 out of 10-20020
December 199167.0Fair6 out of 10-21070