+39.55167, -86.98333
39°33'06" N, 86°58'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 40 over WALNUT CREEK
Structure number:013680
Location:06.61 W SR 243
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,548 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:98.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory754898.9
March 2017Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory754898.9
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory754898.9
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory754898.9
April 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory754898.9
April 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair754885.5
April 2007FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory754885.9
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory754896.7
April 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood740096.7
April 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood740096.7
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood574196.9
April 1997GoodGoodGoodGood574196.9
April 1995GoodGoodGoodGood574196.9
April 1993GoodGoodGoodGood500089.0
April 1991FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory500096.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.220220000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.190190000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.190190000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.460460000