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US50 HWY over ARKANSAS RIVER

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

Map

Coordinates:
+37.92793, -99.37499
37°55'41" N, 99°22'30" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US50 HWY over ARKANSAS RIVER
Structure number:999905000240041
Location:2.07 MI E US183
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:693.3 ft. [211.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1942
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:12
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2009

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:2,250 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:32% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:56.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$670,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood225056.8
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood227063.2
March 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood168073.2