US 331 MP 6.321 over BRANCH


+31.06753, -86.30470
31°04'03" N, 86°18'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 331 MP 6.321 over BRANCH
Structure number:009831
Location:6.3 M.N.OF FLORALA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1924
Year reconstructed:1969
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,430 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:11% 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 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: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:81.5 tons [74.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.2
Estimated cost of work:$642,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201693.2Not deficient---3430
January 201493.2Not deficient---3430
January 201294.4Not deficient---2860
January 201094.7Not deficient---2660
January 200894.8Not deficient---2630
January 200670.6Not deficient---3090
January 200471.1Not deficient---2910
January 200271.0Not deficient---2910
January 200067.7Not deficient---3440
January 199868.3Not deficient---3190
February 199666.6Not deficient---3800
April 199468.6Not deficient---3040
September 199264.9Not deficient---3280