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US 70 SEC.04-15.20 over BEAR CREEK

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 70 SEC.04-15.20 over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000000284
Location:2 MI WEST OF KIRBY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,300 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:68.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$501,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory230068.2
November 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory240068.0
November 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory240068.0
November 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory240068.0
January 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory240068.0
February 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory240066.5
January 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory250066.3
March 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory290062.4
March 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory260065.7
March 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory250065.9
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood250068.7
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood131570.5
June 1994GoodGoodGoodGood131569.3
July 1992GoodGoodGoodGood131569.3
April 1990GoodGoodGoodGood217171.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.305305000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.120120000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,4043,3881600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach41300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3203200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7676000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5350300
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach55000
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.244024400