+40.18413, -91.41593
40°11'03" N, 91°24'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TR 9 over BLUFF CANAL
Structure number:001305800000000
Old structure number:000001305800699 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.0 MI W LIMA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1905
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:25 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:44% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:19.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$230,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2014PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor2519.5
February 2012PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor2519.5
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2519.5
February 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2519.5
February 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2519.5
February 2004PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair2519.5
January 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair2519.5
January 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair2519.5
March 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair2519.5
December 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair2519.5
February 1994FairFairSatisfactoryFair10919.5
January 1992FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory10925.8