Elk Drive over SPRING CREEK

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+38.92901, -98.22331
38°55'44" N, 98°13'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Elk Drive over SPRING CREEK
Structure number:000530725104480
Location:7.0S 3.1E OF VESPER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.7 ft. [5.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1933
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:30 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection has failed. River control devices have been destroyed. Stream bed aggradation, degradation or lateral movement has changed the channel to now threaten the bridge and/or approach roadway. [3]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; field review indicates that extensive scour has occurred at bridge foundations. [2]
Sufficiency rating:31.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$540,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016PoorFairFairSerious3031.0
October 2015PoorFairFairSerious3031.0
November 2014PoorFairFairSerious3031.0
November 2013PoorFairFairSerious3030.0
November 2012PoorFairFairSerious3030.0
October 2011PoorFairFairSerious3030.0
October 2010PoorFairFairSerious3030.0
February 2010PoorFairFairSerious3030.0
January 2007FairFairFairFair3030.0
December 2004FairFairFairFair3030.0
November 2002FairFairFairFair3030.0
March 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3039.3
September 1998FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3039.3
August 1996FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3039.3
December 1994FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3031.8
December 1992FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3031.8
December 1990FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory3031.8