+40.23289, -89.58599
40°13'58" N, 89°35'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:CH 43E over PRAIRIE CK
Structure number:054304600000000
Old structure number:000054304621300 (from 1992 edition)
Location:5 MI S SAN JOSE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1987
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:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2011]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:87.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201587.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-50
January 201487.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-50
January 2010100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-100
January 200694.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 200494.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
February 200294.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
February 200094.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
200094.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
February 1998100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-75
February 1996100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-75
March 199495.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-75
February 199395.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-75
March 199195.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-75