SH 278-16 LM 4.38 over Union Pacific R/R


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 278-16 LM 4.38 over Union Pacific R/R
Structure number:000000000005018
Location:0.7 Mi W US 65-McGehee
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:849.1 ft. [258.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:14
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:70.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGood660070.4
March 2015PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood710072.3
March 2014PoorPoorFairGood710063.7
March 2013PoorPoorFairGood670063.9
March 2012PoorPoorFairGood670063.9
March 2011PoorPoorFairGood670063.9
March 2009FairFairSatisfactoryGood670077.5
July 2007FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good720077.4
August 2005FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good720066.0
September 2003FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good660065.9
September 2001FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good730065.6
August 1999FairFairGoodVery Good730065.6
September 1997FairFairGoodVery Good374068.2
August 1995FairFairGoodVery Good374068.1
August 1994FairFairGoodVery Good374068.1
July 1992FairFairGoodVery Good374068.1
August 1990FairFairGoodVery Good610466.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,7901,4682,257650
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,21915,0216,9881,2100
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3426620
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8884400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.50843357180
Movable Bearingeach70530350
Fixed Bearingeach702134150
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8341,834000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,0382,79423950