SH 27 over Prairie Creek


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 27 over Prairie Creek
Structure number:000000000002950
Location:2.98 MI NE JCT OF SH 10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.5 ft. [8.7 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 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,700 [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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:64.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$711,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory470064.3
May 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory410065.0
May 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory410050.9
May 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory520049.3
April 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory520049.3
April 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory540049.0
April 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory520049.3
April 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good550048.7
June 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good450050.1
May 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good450050.1
June 1997FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory185556.0
June 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood185556.0
June 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood185556.0
June 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood185556.0
May 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good321851.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Columneach80530
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5858000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.58292900
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.168168000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,3942,394000