Gilbert at Fern over OCKLEY DITCH


+32.47000, -93.73670
32°28'12" N, 93°44'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Gilbert at Fern over OCKLEY DITCH
Structure number:040932282934421
Location:1.1 MI. NO.OF PIERRE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,480 [as of 1980]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$490,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory248066.5
April 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory248066.4
April 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory248066.4
April 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory248069.4
March 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory248069.4
March 2007FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
March 2005FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
March 2003FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
March 2001FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
February 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
January 1997FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
January 1995FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4
March 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood248080.5
March 1991FairSatisfactoryFairGood248069.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.744007440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,2210007,221
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,04804,04080
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.961315680
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.8800880
Movable Bearingeach168800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.66333300
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.186178800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.390390000