+33.78423, -88.85599
33°47'03" N, 88°51'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 47 over HOULKA CREEK
Structure number:310004701301650
Location:16.5 MI N SR 50
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:776.0 ft. [236.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:390 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:62.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$664,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair39062.5
October 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair58062.4
October 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair89062.3
October 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair61065.2
April 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair61065.2
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory35078.3
December 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34078.0
November 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory44081.0
September 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory40081.0
August 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30081.0
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30081.0
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30072.7
September 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30072.7
November 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30053.0
November 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30053.0
March 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30053.0
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30053.0
April 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory27060.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,10401,5521,5520
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,7120012,7124,000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,7491,48113,9433,3250
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,58301261,4570
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7468600
Steel Pileeach1241601080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,1034,1289941,987994
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.626626000
Open Jointlinear ft.744577134330
Movable Bearingeach120012000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.136013600
Fixed Bearingeach120111450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.152014840
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,55201,55200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,036001,0093,027
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5521,544800