TR 398 over BLUE CREEK

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+39.64846, -90.70977
39°38'54" N, 90°42'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TR 398 over BLUE CREEK
Structure number:000075316617168
Location:2.0 MI NW DETROIT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2012

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:75 [as of 2006]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
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 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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:24.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$134,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2012PoorSatisfactorySeriousSerious7524.3
November 2010PoorSatisfactorySeriousSerious7924.3
December 2008PoorSatisfactorySeriousSerious7924.3
January 2007PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor7924.3
January 2005PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
January 2003PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
January 2001PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
February 1999PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
September 1998PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
February 1997PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory7524.3
February 1995PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory926.5
March 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory943.5
February 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory965.5