SH 74 Searcy over BEAR CREEK


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 74 Searcy over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000003973
Location:0.01MI W JCT US 65 & 74
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Total length:290.0 ft. [88.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:6
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: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:780 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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 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:72.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory78072.4
November 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory74062.8
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood74091.0
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood83083.7
November 2010GoodGoodGoodGood83083.7
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood83073.4
November 2006GoodGoodGoodGood74080.8
November 2004GoodGoodGoodGood74080.8
November 2002GoodGoodGoodGood71080.6
December 2000GoodGoodGoodGood73080.5
December 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood73080.5
December 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood32583.0
November 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good32582.5
November 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good32582.5
October 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good40189.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1521,01981511
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,4886,3091,080990
Reinforced Concrete Columneach51400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6661500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.125470780
Movable Bearingeach2403210
Fixed Bearingeach2431200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5805605150