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U.S. 281 over SALT FORK ARKANSAS RIVER

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Coordinates:
+36.81167, -98.64833
36°48'42" N, 98°38'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 281 over SALT FORK ARKANSAS RIVER
Structure number:281930000000000
Location:1.2N OF U.S. 64
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:1000.0 ft. [304.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2011
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:10
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:79.6 tons [72.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.3 tons [47.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,222,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201594.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2000
October 201394.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,0004,000000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.40,00040,000000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1818000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9090000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.360360000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Other Jointlinear ft.166166000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach160160000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,0001,84715300