Us-79/Sec-16/L9.43 over St Francis River


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Us-79/Sec-16/L9.43 over St Francis River
Structure number:000000000005952
Location:2 Miles Sw Jct Sh 131
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:912.1 ft. [278.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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 continuous [4]
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: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,900 [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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:82.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory190082.9
March 2015GoodGoodGoodVery Good190082.9
February 2014GoodGoodGoodVery Good190082.9
March 2013GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good170083.7
March 2012GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good170083.7
March 2011GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good170083.7
March 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good170087.9
February 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good180087.5
March 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good190087.1
March 2003GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good240085.1
March 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good200086.7
March 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good200084.7
April 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good83089.4
June 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good83089.4
April 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good209484.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,4605,459100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.38,948038,94620
Reinforced Concrete Columneach5555000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1221002020
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.231223800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.520520000
Elastomeric Bearingeach108951300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8201,58024000