SR 56 over ELK CREEK


+38.68167, -85.92500
38°40'54" N, 85°55'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR 56 over ELK CREEK
Structure number:020220
Location:01.93 W SR 39
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Year reconstructed:2015
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,070 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.9 tons [37.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201596.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4070
July 201385.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-3034
August 201185.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-3034
October 200996.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-3034
October 200795.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-3034
November 200595.6GoodGoodGoodGood-3034
February 200495.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2975
March 200295.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2975
May 200095.7GoodGoodGoodGood-2640
June 199895.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2640
July 199695.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2640
September 199495.8GoodGoodGoodGood-2000
April 199395.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2000
August 199091.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-2000