I55 over BRANCH


+35.08000, -90.05889
35°04'48" N, 90°03'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I55 over BRANCH
Structure number:79I00550059
Location:.1 MI W OF SR 14 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:60,620 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$511,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201776.6Fair6 out of 10-60620
February 201576.7Good7 out of 10-58300
February 201376.5Good7 out of 10-62230
April 201177.3Good7 out of 10-46830
April 200976.8Fair6 out of 10-56200
June 200776.3Fair6 out of 10-65140
August 200579.3Fair6 out of 10-64480
August 200379.5Fair6 out of 10-61960
September 200179.3Fair6 out of 10-64260
January 200073.6Fair6 out of 10-55970
January 199876.8Fair6 out of 10-54630
August 199569.0Fair6 out of 10-53500
August 199370.0Fair6 out of 10-52820
November 199170.0Fair6 out of 10-41740

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.667667000