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LOCAL over BR DES MOINES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.31687, -92.91182
41°19'01" N, 92°54'43" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LOCAL over BR DES MOINES RIVER
Structure number:000000000239640
Location:075181007
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:149.0 ft. [45.4 m]
Total length:600.1 ft. [182.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:12.8 ft. [3.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1878
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:4
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:Poor
Status:Posted for other load-capacity restriction [R]
Average daily traffic:20 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:34.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
December 2016PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
November 2014PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
December 2012PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
March 2011PoorFairPoorSerious2036.4
March 2009PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
April 2007PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
May 2006PoorPoorPoorSerious2034.4
May 2005PoorPoorPoorSerious1534.5
April 2004PoorPoorPoorSerious1534.5
June 2003PoorPoorPoorSerious1534.4
April 2002PoorFairPoorSerious1536.5
June 2001PoorFairPoorSerious1536.5
February 2000PoorFairPoorSerious1536.5
June 1999PoorFairFairPoor1540.7
May 1998PoorFairFairPoor3040.4
June 1997PoorFairFairPoor3040.4
June 1996PoorFairFairPoor3041.4
May 1995PoorFairFairPoor3041.5
May 1994PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor3048.0
March 1993PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor3048.0
May 1991FairGoodGoodFair3064.0