+34.76477, -91.16047
34°45'53" N, 91°09'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 241 over BIG CYPRESS
Structure number:0000000000M2511
Location:4.8 MI E SH 17
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:220 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:11.0 tons [10.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:5.9 tons [5.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:25.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$237,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201625.1FairGoodFairGoodSD220
November 201525.1FairGoodFairGoodSD220
November 201425.1FairGoodFairGoodSD220
November 201324.9FairGoodFairVery GoodSD250
November 201234.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD250
November 201134.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD250
November 201034.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD250
November 200934.9FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD250
November 200832.0FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD330
November 200732.2FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD270
November 200632.2FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD270
November 200531.7FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD400
December 200431.7FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD400
October 200331.8FairGoodSatisfactoryVery GoodSD380
October 200231.8GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD380
July 200131.9GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD360
July 200031.9GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD360
July 199931.9GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD360
July 199831.9GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD360
July 199744.1GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
July 199644.1GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
June 199546.4GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
May 199446.4GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
May 199346.4GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
April 199246.4GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD85
December 199036.8GoodGoodGoodVery GoodSD234

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.6440577670
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,0951,095000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,0491,049000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4646000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7575000