+33.50083, -90.80405
33°30'03" N, 90°48'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAS 697 HELM RD over CREEK
Structure number:SA7600000000270
Location:SEC 15 T19N R 6W B
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1993
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:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Steel plate (includes orthotropic) [5]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:140 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:14.3 tons [13.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:8.6 tons [7.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:49.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$237,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201549.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodSD140
November 201386.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-140
November 201170.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-140
January 201173.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
January 201073.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
January 200873.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
January 200673.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
January 200473.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
February 200273.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
February 200073.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
March 199873.7GoodGoodGoodGood-140
March 199672.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-140