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UNIVERSITY DRIVE over BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+34.74066, -86.59946
34°44'26" N, 86°35'58" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:UNIVERSITY DRIVE over BRANCH
Structure number:010778
Old structure number:0000008745M0490 (from 1992 edition)
Location:UNIV DR E OF MEMORIAL PKY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,200 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:94.3 tons [85.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:56.5 tons [51.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$906,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201479.7Not deficient---20200
September 201279.5Not deficient---21900
September 201079.5Not deficient---22000
September 200879.5Not deficient---22000
November 200679.5Not deficient---22000
November 200479.5Not deficient---22000
November 200279.6Not deficient---21000
December 200079.7Not deficient---20290
December 199878.5Not deficient---20275
December 199678.5Not deficient---20250
January 199578.3Not deficient---20200
February 199378.3Not deficient---20100
February 199178.4Not deficient---20000