US 79-B S-4 LM 2.2 over OUACHITA RIVER


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 79-B S-4 LM 2.2 over OUACHITA RIVER
Structure number:000000000002466
Location:1.08 MI NE JCT SH 7
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:128.9 ft. [39.3 m]
Total length:1000.0 ft. [304.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1947
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
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: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:61% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:56.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,810,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair380056.2
December 2016FairFairFairFair390055.1
November 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory390056.1
November 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory430046.4
July 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory430044.1
July 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory430044.1
May 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory510055.2
November 2004FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory430055.8
October 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory430055.6
October 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory480055.2
October 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory480055.2
October 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory480055.2
October 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory480055.2
October 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory599654.3
September 1994FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory355051.6
October 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory355051.6
August 1990FairSatisfactoryFairGood355051.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,1111,5551,1673890
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,6462,51413200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.30,167026,2453,9220
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,3860651458277
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7805071561170
Steel Gusset Plateeach312312000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach411219100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.122097250
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7807800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.59249250500
Movable Bearingeach9009000
Fixed Bearingeach9009000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.904090400
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0981,0881000