State Highway 23 over Arkansas River & Uprr


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:State Highway 23 over Arkansas River & Uprr
Structure number:0000000000A1210
Location:0.125 MI SO OF OZARK
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:473.1 ft. [144.2 m]
Total length:1537.1 ft. [468.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:45.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$5,399,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory700045.3
April 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory640045.3
May 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory640045.3
April 2012FairFairFairSatisfactory700045.3
March 2010FairFairFairSatisfactory700045.3
March 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory700045.3
April 2006FairFairFairSatisfactory640047.4
February 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory610047.4
February 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory590048.4
October 1999FairGoodFairSatisfactory590048.4
August 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory550059.4
March 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory257061.9
April 1993FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory257061.9
December 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory356055.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3382479010
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.41,47327,77013,70030
Steel Archlinear ft.947784301330
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1,7911,114633440
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.3,7823,7721000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,9554,8629030
Reinforced Concrete Columneach22210100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116113030
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.315307080
Movable Bearingeach44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,0763,076000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,1291,38774200