240TH ST/E39 over DRAINAGE DITCH 150-86

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


+42.04908, -94.62084
42°02'57" N, 94°37'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:240TH ST/E39 over DRAINAGE DITCH 150-86
Structure number:000000000162940
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1924
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:290 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:27.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor29027.6
June 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor29027.6
June 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor29027.6
April 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor28027.6
April 2008PoorPoorPoorPoor28027.6
June 2006PoorPoorPoorPoor33027.5
June 2004PoorPoorPoorPoor33027.5
January 2002PoorPoorPoorPoor33027.5
February 2000PoorPoorPoorPoor33027.5
February 1998PoorPoorPoorPoor28027.7
June 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor28027.7
June 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor30024.4
August 1991PoorPoorPoorPoor29029.1