+40.64537, -92.88028
40°38'43" N, 92°52'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IA 5 over SHOAL CREEK
Structure number:000000000013890
Location:2.7 mi. N of SR T20
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:8% 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:62.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory200062.8
June 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory192050.9
September 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory199050.5
September 2012FairFairFairSatisfactory196050.7
September 2010FairFairFairSatisfactory211048.3
September 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory206048.6
October 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory259047.2
November 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory258047.2
November 2002FairFairGoodSatisfactory272058.8
November 2000GoodGoodGoodGood267060.3
August 1998GoodGoodGoodGood264058.4
December 1996GoodGoodGoodGood215059.7
December 1994GoodGoodGoodGood193063.1
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood187063.4
August 1990GoodGoodGoodGood181067.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.604281254690
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,1792,5542,3582670
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,9062,6421,8124520
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,9873,5372701800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach42200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.65421490
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.103103000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5648800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3232000
Movable Bearingeach120048
Fixed Bearingeach40040
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3072119600