I40 over BRANCH


+35.14989, -90.03306
35°08'60" N, 90°01'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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]
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

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2016Good7 out of 107082076.0
January 2015Good7 out of 107030076.0
January 2013Good7 out of 108057075.4
March 2011Good7 out of 107284075.9
April 2009Good7 out of 106931076.1
June 2007Good7 out of 106821076.1
August 2005Good7 out of 106876076.1
August 2003Good7 out of 107093076.0
September 2001Good7 out of 106605079.2
January 2000Good7 out of 107115071.9
December 1997Good7 out of 106130076.0
August 1995Good7 out of 105883070.0
August 1993Good7 out of 105524070.0
November 1991Good7 out of 104659070.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.389389000