+41.02355, -95.23286
41°01'25" N, 95°13'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IA 48 over SMALL STREAM
Structure number:000000000037720
Location:0.2 MI. S OF JCT. IA #34
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1965
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,700 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:65.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Fair6 out of 10770065.4
April 2015Fair6 out of 10730070.0
April 2013Fair6 out of 10730070.0
April 2011Fair6 out of 10840070.0
April 2009Fair6 out of 10830066.8
April 2007Fair6 out of 10820067.1
April 2005Fair6 out of 10840067.1
May 2003Fair6 out of 101040067.1
June 2001Fair6 out of 101040067.1
June 1999Fair6 out of 10850065.1
August 1997Fair6 out of 10820065.1
June 1995Fair6 out of 10860080.0
December 1993Fair6 out of 10800080.0
April 1991Fair6 out of 10840080.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1778278170