HOWE ROAD over US-127


+42.84198, -84.51823
42°50'31" N, 84°31'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HOWE ROAD over US-127
Structure number:000000000012695
Old structure number:19119033000S020 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Total length:285.1 ft. [86.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 1997]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.4 tons [64.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201692.5GoodGoodGoodGood-400
May 201492.5GoodGoodGoodGood-400
May 201292.5GoodGoodGoodGood-400
May 201092.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-400
May 2008100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-400
May 2006100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-400
May 2004100.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-400
May 2002100.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-400
May 2000100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-400
August 199898.0GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-400