+42.23309, -91.18122
42°13'59" N, 91°10'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IA 38 over KITTY CREEK
Structure number:000000000032381
Location:0.5 MI. N OF JCT. 151
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:158.1 ft. [48.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.7 ft. [17.9 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,210 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:97.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood321097.8
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood321095.8
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood398095.5
March 2010GoodGoodGoodVery Good399095.5
March 2008GoodGoodGoodVery Good395095.5
March 2006GoodGoodGoodVery Good456095.3
November 2004GoodGoodGoodVery Good297092.5
October 2002GoodGoodGoodVery Good299092.5
May 2000GoodGoodGoodVery Good298092.5
April 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good310090.3
August 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good285090.7
December 1994GoodGoodGoodVery Good274090.8
July 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good263091.0
November 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good254086.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Columneach97200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.177177000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.119119000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.112001120
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.152152000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3132833000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.8,9508,76118900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,4936,4641,02810