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


+38.24450, -88.35948
38°14'40" N, 88°21'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAS-878 over SKILLET FORK
Structure number:000097303421321
Location:0.5 MI W MILL SHOALS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1909
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]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2013

Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:25 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:40% of total traffic
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:23.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$306,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2013----2523.2
February 2011----2521.2
February 2009----2521.2
May 2007----7521.0
February 2004----17520.6
January 2003PoorCriticalCriticalFair17520.6
January 2002PoorCriticalSeriousFair17520.6
January 2000PoorCriticalSeriousFair17520.6
January 1998PoorPoorFairFair10947.7
January 1996PoorPoorFairFair10048.2
January 1994PoorPoorFairFair10048.2
February 1992PoorPoorFairFair10048.2