CR 68 over CO DITCH # 117


+43.58787, -95.19534
43°35'16" N, 95°11'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 68 over CO DITCH # 117
Structure number:32503
Location:1.1 MI W OF JCT TH 86
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1964
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:2
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:85 [as of 2004]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:70.7 tons [64.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.4 tons [46.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$88,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201585.0FairFairFairFair-85
September 201385.0FairFairFairFair-85
November 201185.0FairFairFairFair-85
August 200997.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-85
November 2007100.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-85
January 2006100.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-85
January 2004100.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-65
March 2002100.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-65
December 199986.0FairFairFairFair-65
December 199886.0FairFairFairFair-65
December 199785.0FairFairFairFair-65
December 199585.0FairFairFairFair-45
December 199485.0FairFairFairFair-45
December 199385.0FairFairFairFair-45
December 199285.0FairFairGoodFair-35
December 199185.0FairFairGoodFair-35