US 231 over FALL CREEK


+39.31228, -86.74339
39°18'44" N, 86°44'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 231 over FALL CREEK
Structure number:023880
Location:02.24 N SR 46
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.3 ft. [13.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1975
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:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,993 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:92.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Fair6 out of 10899392.1
July 2015FairN out of 10899392.1
July 2013FairN out of 10899380.2
July 2011FairN out of 10899380.2
July 2009FairN out of 10899380.2
September 2007FairN out of 10899380.2
September 2005FairN out of 10899380.2
November 2003GoodN out of 10881792.2
January 2002GoodN out of 10881792.2
March 2000GoodN out of 10782390.9
March 1998GoodN out of 10782390.9
April 1996GoodN out of 10782390.9
June 1994GoodN out of 10730079.2
March 1993GoodN out of 10730079.2
February 1990FairN out of 10730088.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.60352500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9494000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.231231000