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U.S. 70 over MOUNTAIN FORK RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+34.04174, -94.62168
34°02'30" N, 94°37'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 70 over MOUNTAIN FORK RIVER
Structure number:109640000000000
Old structure number:4504 1884 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:7.1 MI E OF SH 3
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:210.0 ft. [64.0 m]
Total length:732.0 ft. [223.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:34.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,683,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2015PoorPoorPoorFair540034.9
July 2014PoorPoorPoorFair540034.9
June 2013PoorPoorPoorFair540034.9
June 2012PoorFairPoorSatisfactory540037.8
June 2011PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory540020.8
May 2010FairFairFairSatisfactory520044.4
April 2009PoorPoorFairSatisfactory550045.4
November 2006PoorPoorFairGood550045.4
April 2006PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood550056.4
May 2004PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood550056.6
April 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood330056.6
March 2002PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood382056.6
November 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood382051.4
October 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood371051.4
August 1995FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory330056.7
March 1993FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory330053.7
March 1991FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory330054.7