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US-41 over OHIO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+37.90444, -87.55083
37°54'16" N, 87°33'03" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-41 over OHIO RIVER
Structure number:051B00002R
Location:NBL OHIO RIVER BRIDGE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:720.2 ft. [219.5 m]
Total length:5395.9 ft. [1644.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:889.2 ft. [271.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:20,554 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:58.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2055458.8
August 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1920869.8
August 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1931469.8
August 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1880069.8
September 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1755078.0
September 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1900073.8
September 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3600078.0
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3760773.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,6696,7943,7141583
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.105,12421,06252,56221,00010,500
Steel Stringerlinear ft.24,65820,6303,9111170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.164,42883,92855,90016,4008,200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.179,699169,35710,34200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.161,931153,8348,09700
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.7,020175,9661,0370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.392,5700157,030117,770117,770
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,5313,7861,6081370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.74,53629,81025,82612,6006,300
Steel Gusset Plateeach7761445311010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.20,5603,0849,2525,1403,084
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,7651,64311660
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116599120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,5111,358115380
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.165877800
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,8641013961,34720
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.66561000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach368411901370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,198498750750200
Fixed Bearingeach23329134700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,1149391,00010075
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.10,79110,25154000