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Low Bridge Road over Mulberry River-Franklin

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Low Bridge Road over Mulberry River-Franklin
Structure number:000000000022470
Location:0.11 S. SH 215-3
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10 [as of 1987]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:50.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$209,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050.5
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050.5
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050.5
August 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050.5
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050.5
August 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1042.7
August 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1049.7
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1049.7
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1049.5