+32.25583, -90.21079
32°15'21" N, 90°12'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 55 over HARDY CREEK
Structure number:110005502508990
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Year reconstructed:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:49,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Inventory rating:93.1 tons [84.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$268,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201665.4Fair5 out of 10-49000
June 201480.3Good8 out of 10-48000
June 201278.9Good8 out of 10-72000
June 201078.9Good8 out of 10-72000
May 200879.0Good8 out of 10-71000
September 200680.0Good8 out of 10-53000
October 200480.4Good8 out of 10-45000
August 200279.6Good8 out of 10-59000
October 200077.8Good8 out of 10-46000
August 199877.8Good8 out of 10-46000
November 199677.8Good8 out of 10-46000
January 199579.0Good8 out of 10-44410
June 199179.3Good8 out of 10-40380