I40 over BRANCH


+35.16928, -89.85044
35°10'09" N, 89°51'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over BRANCH
Structure number:79I00400107
Location:2 MI E OF I240 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:141.4 ft. [43.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:129,470 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$3,232,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood12947080.0
January 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood12319080.0
February 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood11901080.0
March 2011GoodGoodVery GoodGood11992080.0
April 2009GoodGoodVery GoodGood10514080.0
June 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood11721079.0
August 2005GoodGoodVery GoodGood12023078.0
August 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood11093078.0
September 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood9983078.0
January 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9902078.0
December 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good6860080.0
August 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair7849073.6
August 1993FairFairSatisfactoryFair6651074.8
November 1991FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6268086.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8001,800000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,40014,400000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.288288000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3636000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.300300000