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]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201668.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150
June 201468.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150
May 201269.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150
May 201066.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150
May 200859.1FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO226
May 200671.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO226
June 200473.1FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO226
June 200273.1FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO125
February 200059.7FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
March 199857.4FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-125
February 199653.8FairVery GoodVery GoodFair-125
May 199453.8FairVery GoodVery GoodFair-125
January 199223.1PoorSeriousSeriousFairSD125
February 199023.1PoorSeriousSeriousFairSD100