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


+39.06500, -85.83333
39°03'54" N, 85°49'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 31 over SAND CREEK
Structure number:009210
Location:07.21 S SR 7
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Total length:354.0 ft. [107.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,732 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:46.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,237,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair673246.5
March 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair673246.5
March 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair673246.5
March 2011PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair673228.3
March 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory673261.0
March 2007FairGoodFairSatisfactory673257.8
March 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory673256.7
April 2003FairGoodFairSatisfactory660056.8
April 2001FairGoodFairSatisfactory660056.8
July 1999FairGoodFairSatisfactory512057.5
September 1997FairGoodFairSatisfactory512057.5
August 1995FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory499557.4
October 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory430068.1
October 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory430057.7
September 1989FairFairFairSatisfactory430059.9