CR 38 - Polk Co. over Mt. Fork River


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 38 - Polk Co. over Mt. Fork River
Structure number:000000000016149
Location:3.10 MI W JCT 37 & 38
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Total length:405.9 ft. [123.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1905
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:70 [as of 1987]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:18.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$752,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorFairSeriousPoor7018.8
July 2017PoorFairSeriousPoor7018.8
July 2016PoorFairSeriousPoor7018.8
July 2015PoorFairSeriousPoor7018.8
June 2014PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
June 2013PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
June 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
June 2011PoorGoodPoorPoor7019.8
June 2010PoorGoodPoorPoor7019.8
June 2009PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
July 2008PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
June 2007FairFairFairFair7018.8
August 2006PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
August 2005PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
September 2004PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
September 2003PoorFairPoorPoor7018.8
July 2002PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor7019.8
July 2001PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor7019.8
July 2000PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor7019.8
September 1999PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor7019.8
October 1998PoorImminent FailureImminent FailureImminent Failure7016.6
September 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
October 1996PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
October 1995PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
November 1994PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
November 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
November 1992PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8
December 1991PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor7019.8