TR 73 over BEAR CRK.


+40.14557, -91.23255
40°08'44" N, 91°13'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TR 73 over BEAR CRK.
Structure number:001307100000000
Old structure number:000001307100712 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 MI SW LORAINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1905
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:36% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:24.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$180,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016PoorPoorPoorSerious5024.1
April 2014PoorSeriousSeriousCritical5023.1
March 2012PoorSeriousSeriousCritical5023.1
March 2010PoorSeriousSeriousCritical5023.1
February 2008PoorSeriousSeriousCritical2523.2
March 2005PoorSeriousSeriousCritical2523.2
March 2003PoorSeriousSeriousCritical2523.2
February 2002PoorPoorSeriousCritical2524.2
January 2000PoorPoorSeriousCritical5024.1
January 1998PoorPoorSeriousCritical5024.1
February 1996PoorPoorSeriousSerious5019.2
February 1994PoorPoorSeriousPoor17518.2
February 1992PoorFairPoorPoor17534.2