+39.55552, -86.92347
39°33'20" N, 86°55'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 40 over DEWEY BRANCH
Structure number:013690
Location:03.35 W SR 243
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:91.2 ft. [27.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,857 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:82.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$80,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairFairSatisfactoryFair585782.8
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory585795.3
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair585783.9
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory585795.3
April 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory585795.3
April 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory585783.9
April 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory585796.6
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory585795.5
April 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood574295.6
April 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood574295.6
April 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood445595.9
April 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood445595.9
April 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood445597.0
April 1993GoodGoodGoodGood410087.8
April 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory410095.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.4040000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.190190000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8484000