+33.50056, -90.80389
33°30'02" N, 90°48'14" 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:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:86.2
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14086.2
November 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14049.1
November 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14086.7
November 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14070.7
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
January 2010GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
January 2008GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
January 2006GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
January 2004GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
February 2002GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
February 2000GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood14073.7
March 1996FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory14072.7