+40.85568, -82.25889
40°51'20" N, 82°15'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IR 71 over HESS DITCH
Structure number:0302767
Location:.2 MI S OF US250
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Total length:117.8 ft. [35.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,834 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:28% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Excellent [9 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:96.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2083496.1
October 2016GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2083496.1
November 2015GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2173596.0
November 2014GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2173596.0
November 2013GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2173596.0
August 2012GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2036596.1
October 2011GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2036596.1
October 2010GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2036596.1
December 2009GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2093596.0
November 2008GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2093596.0
November 2007GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2093596.0
December 2006GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent2052596.1
November 2005GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2052596.1
November 2004GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1835096.3
October 2002GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1835096.3
April 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1703496.4
March 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1703496.4
March 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood1703496.4
April 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1703496.4
April 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1703496.4
March 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1703496.7
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1703496.7
February 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1703496.7
January 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1326197.0
April 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1326197.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4151,415000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,83914,839000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,9159,915000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.130130000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.177177000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.177177000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach4848000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.236236000