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US 33 over ELKHART RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.58909, -85.84088
41°35'21" N, 85°50'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 33 over ELKHART RIVER
Structure number:010980
Location:00.31 N SR 15
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:257.9 ft. [78.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1926
Year reconstructed:1994
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,473 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:60.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairFairFairFair2647360.9
October 2015FairFairFairFair2515161.2
October 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2576562.2
October 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2576574.0
October 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2576574.0
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2576574.0
October 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2576574.0
October 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2526074.1
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2526074.0
October 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2173872.7
October 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2173872.7
November 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2213674.5
September 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2900063.4
February 1994FairFairFairFair2900065.9
September 1992FairFairFairFair2900067.9
November 1990FairFairFairFair2900075.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,25416,254000
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1930161320
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.136013600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.128012800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5164665000