CR 500 E over Lost River


+38.63660, -86.36530
38°38'12" N, 86°21'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 500 E over Lost River
Structure number:5900027
Location:00.10 S of CR 550 N
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1920
Year reconstructed:1992
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:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for other load-capacity restriction [R]
Average daily traffic:150 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:68.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15068.2
June 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15068.2
May 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15069.2
May 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15066.7
May 2008FairGoodFairSatisfactory22659.1
May 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory22671.8
June 2004FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory22673.1
June 2002FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12573.1
February 2000FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12559.7
March 1998FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12557.4
February 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodFair12553.8
May 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodFair12553.8
January 1992PoorSeriousSeriousFair12523.1
February 1990PoorSeriousSeriousFair10023.1