I55 over BRANCH


+35.02639, -90.00222
35°01'35" N, 90°00'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I55 over BRANCH
Structure number:79I00550011
Location:.4 MI N OF SR175 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2000
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:92,210 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:98.9 tons [89.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$575,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201776.8Fair6 out of 10-92210
February 201577.0Good7 out of 10-88480
February 201377.1Good7 out of 10-85540
March 201177.3Good7 out of 10-83120
April 200977.0Good7 out of 10-88310
June 200776.8Good7 out of 10-90700
August 200577.6Good7 out of 10-77500
August 200377.9Good7 out of 10-72330
September 200176.0Good7 out of 10-71030
January 200073.0Good7 out of 10-61120
January 199872.7Good7 out of 10-64310
August 199567.0Good7 out of 10-60110
August 199367.0Good7 out of 10-53310
November 199167.0Good7 out of 10-52910

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3543292500