CR 325 E over EEL RIVER


+41.03827, -85.73818
41°02'18" N, 85°44'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 325 E over EEL RIVER
Structure number:8500535
Location:00.20 N OF WABASH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1890
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:40 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:19.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,450,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018PoorCriticalImminent FailureSatisfactory4019.4
May 2016PoorCriticalImminent FailureSatisfactory4019.4
May 2014PoorCriticalImminent FailureSatisfactory4019.4
May 2012PoorCriticalImminent FailureSatisfactory4019.4
May 2010PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory4022.5
March 2008PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory4021.5
May 2006PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory4021.5
May 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory3525.5
May 2002PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3525.5
April 2000PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3526.2
August 1998PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3525.5
March 1996PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3525.5
May 1994PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory10025.4
May 1992PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory10025.4
July 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10031.5