I40 over BRANCH


+35.14972, -90.03306
35°08'59" N, 90°01'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I40 over BRANCH
Structure number:79I00400009
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:70,820 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:27% 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:76.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$517,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
December 201676.0Good7 out of 10-70820
January 201576.0Good7 out of 10-70300
January 201375.4Good7 out of 10-80570
March 201175.9Good7 out of 10-72840
April 200976.1Good7 out of 10-69310
June 200776.1Good7 out of 10-68210
August 200576.1Good7 out of 10-68760
August 200376.0Good7 out of 10-70930
September 200179.2Good7 out of 10-66050
January 200071.9Good7 out of 10-71150
December 199776.0Good7 out of 10-61300
August 199570.0Good7 out of 10-58830
August 199370.0Good7 out of 10-55240
November 199170.0Good7 out of 10-46590