US 63/Fulton Co. over Gut Creek

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+36.38458, -91.48748
36°23'04" N, 91°29'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 63/Fulton Co. over Gut Creek
Structure number:000000000002617
Location:4.45 M N SHARP CO LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:27% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:40.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$985,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016PoorPoorFairSatisfactory550040.8
August 2014PoorPoorFairSatisfactory430042.8
August 2012PoorPoorFairSatisfactory450042.3
August 2011PoorPoorFairSatisfactory450038.5
July 2009PoorPoorFairSatisfactory450038.5
July 2007FairFairGoodSatisfactory410054.3
October 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory450054.6
July 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory450054.6
November 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory420054.8
November 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory460054.0
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood460054.0
September 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood166562.2
September 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood166562.2
September 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood166558.8
September 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood395151.7