+43.43932, -85.49227
43°26'22" N, 85°29'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TAMARACK ROAD over US-131
Structure number:000000000007428
Old structure number:59159012000S130 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.3 MI NW HOWARD CITY
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Total length:459.0 ft. [139.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:550 [as of 1988]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Inventory rating:55.0 tons [50.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.9
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$167,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201599.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
October 201399.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
November 201199.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
April 200899.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
April 200699.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
April 200499.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-550
May 200299.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-550
August 200099.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-550
August 199899.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-550
July 199699.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-550
May 199499.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-500
May 199299.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-500
May 199099.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-500