This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+38.48599, -94.39427
38°29'10" N, 94°23'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RT A E over BLACK CR
Structure number:8560
Location:S 31 T 43 N R 31 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:2,012 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:17.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$529,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017PoorPoorPoorFair201217.0
November 2016PoorPoorPoorFair201217.0
November 2015PoorPoorPoorFair196417.0
November 2014PoorPoorPoorFair196417.0
November 2013PoorPoorPoorFair255617.0
November 2012PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory255617.0
November 2011PoorFairPoorSatisfactory195219.0
October 2010PoorFairPoorSatisfactory207619.0
September 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory205636.0
November 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory117042.0
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory98051.7
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory136649.7
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory137250.8