+38.82329, -88.56439
38°49'24" N, 88°33'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TR-144 over DISMAL CREEK
Structure number:013500400000000
Old structure number:000013500425701 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3 MI E IOLA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:5.6 ft. [1.7 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1977
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:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2008]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:32.1 tons [29.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.2 tons [17.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:59.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$193,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201659.2Fair5 out of 10SD50
February 201459.2Fair5 out of 10SD50
February 201240.4Poor3 out of 10SD50
March 201073.5Fair5 out of 10FO50
February 200873.5Fair5 out of 10FO25
January 200677.5Fair5 out of 10-25
January 200477.2Fair5 out of 10-259
January 200288.3Fair6 out of 10-259
January 200088.3Fair6 out of 10-259
200088.3Fair6 out of 10-259
January 199888.3Fair6 out of 10-259
January 199688.3Fair6 out of 10-250
March 199488.3Fair6 out of 10-250
January 199288.3Fair6 out of 10-250