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US 65 Searcy over BUFFALO RIVER

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 65 Searcy over BUFFALO RIVER
Structure number:000000000006200
Location:7 MI NO JCT SH 374
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Total length:986.9 ft. [300.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:2
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: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,100 [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:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018GoodGoodGoodGood510078.8
April 2016GoodGoodGoodGood500084.8
April 2014GoodGoodGoodGood500084.8
April 2012GoodGoodGoodGood450085.3
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood450085.3
April 2008GoodGoodGoodGood450085.3
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood510083.8
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood540083.8
March 2002GoodGoodGoodGood472184.8
March 2000GoodGoodGoodGood472184.8
April 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good472184.8
June 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good402284.9
May 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good402284.9
February 1991GoodExcellentVery GoodExcellent368086.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,5856,24034500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.77,13976,79434500
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.47,17938,1228,990670
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1616000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3434000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.94791500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.104600
Joints
Assembly with Sealeach2001891100
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach10294800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.985985000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,9701,70226350