Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 57 S-2 LM 4.38 over BIRCHFIELD CREEK
Structure number:0000000000A0989
Location:4.39 MI SE OUACHITA CO LI
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:390 [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: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 minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:66.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018GoodGoodGoodGood39066.2
February 2016GoodGoodGoodGood43065.1
February 2014GoodGoodGoodGood43065.1
February 2012GoodGoodGoodGood38066.2
February 2010GoodGoodGoodGood38061.1
February 2008GoodGoodGoodGood47059.9
February 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47058.9
February 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47058.9
February 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory48058.7
January 2000GoodGoodGoodGood45058.7
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood45058.7
March 1996GoodGoodGoodGood23564.7
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood23564.2
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood23564.2
February 1990GoodGoodGoodGood72656.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach156900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.189189000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.186186000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.216216000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,8622,7709200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,4842,484000