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US 82 over BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+32.30091, -86.20391
32°18'03" N, 86°12'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 82 over BRANCH
Structure number:008673
Old structure number:000000065101600 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.5 MI W OF MERIWETHER RD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,370 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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:86.4 tons [78.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.8 tons [47.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,111,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201669.0Not deficient---16370
January 201469.0Not deficient---16370
January 201267.0Not deficient---15960
January 201067.0Not deficient---16710
November 200748.5Not deficient---16750
December 200548.5Not deficient---16500
October 200348.5Not deficient---16720
November 200148.5Not deficient---16720
December 199948.7Not deficient---16370
January 199848.7Not deficient---16680
January 199648.5Not deficient---14500
February 199548.5Not deficient---16590
January 199448.5Not deficient---16590
January 199248.5Not deficient---15070