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SR 255 over BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+34.73559, -86.67001
34°44'08" N, 86°40'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SR 255 over BRANCH
Structure number:009810
Old structure number:000002554500200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2 MI N JCT I-565
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:51,427 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:97.9 tons [89.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.9 tons [55.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,703,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201470.0Not deficient---51427
August 201270.0Not deficient---49449
August 201070.0Not deficient---46650
August 200870.0Not deficient---47800
August 200659.2Not deficient---45390
August 200459.2Not deficient---43130
August 200259.2Not deficient---36150
August 200059.2Not deficient---35150
September 199859.2Not deficient---29850
September 199658.9Not deficient---22560
September 199458.9Not deficient---21350
September 199261.1Not deficient---16520
July 199167.3Not deficient---20340