+42.24444, -91.59722
42°14'40" N, 91°35'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:240TH ST over BR GOWER CR
Structure number:000000000103240
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1924
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for other load-capacity restriction [R]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:39.5 tons [35.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.4 tons [21.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201648.9PoorPoorFairPoorSD50
May 201447.9PoorFairFairPoorSD50
May 201247.9PoorFairFairPoorSD40
May 201044.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
May 200844.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
June 200644.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
April 200444.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
July 200244.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
April 200044.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
June 199844.7PoorFairFairPoorSD40
July 199643.7PoorFairSatisfactoryPoorSD40
April 199447.3PoorFairSatisfactoryPoorSD70
June 199233.3PoorFairSatisfactorySeriousSD70
June 199081.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO70