US 70 SEC.04-15.20 over BEAR CREEK


+34.24926, -93.67653
34°14'57" N, 93°40'36" W


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
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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,400 [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]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$501,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201668.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
November 201468.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
November 201268.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
January 201168.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
February 200966.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
January 200766.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2500
March 200562.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2900
March 200365.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2600
March 200165.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2500
October 199868.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2500
October 199670.5GoodGoodGoodGood-1315
June 199469.3GoodGoodGoodGood-1315
July 199269.3GoodGoodGoodGood-1315
April 199071.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2171