+36.02455, -91.37603
36°01'28" N, 91°22'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 115 SHARP over BIG CREEK
Structure number:000000000003682
Location:1.35 MI W OF LAWRENCE CO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:294.0 ft. [89.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:830 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:51.9 tons [47.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201575.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-830
June 201375.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-830
May 201178.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-790
May 200960.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-790
May 200759.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-880
May 200560.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-840
April 200460.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-840
May 200259.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-980
April 200061.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-720
February 199861.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-720
March 199660.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-320
February 199460.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-320
March 199266.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-401

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,46001,0903700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,879006,5863,293
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,7611,7051,7645,2920
Steel Columneach80062
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.576005760
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7272000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.11297960
Compression Jointlinear ft.180001800
Movable Bearingeach25013120
Fixed Bearingeach25013120
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1671,167000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9641,964000