+34.86705, -91.16372
34°52'01" N, 91°09'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SH 238 over PINEY DITCH
Structure number:000000000003558
Location:2.25 MI SE JCT US 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:Channel beam [22]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:390 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201682.9GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-390
October 201482.9GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-390
October 201281.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-430
October 201081.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-430
October 200865.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-430
November 200665.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-500
December 200465.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-440
October 200266.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-290
October 200066.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-380
October 199866.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-380
November 199670.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-210
November 199471.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-210
November 199271.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-210
December 199072.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-428