+38.64129, -95.87862
38°38'29" N, 95°52'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:237TH ST 161 over TRIB SALT CREEK
Structure number:000700975904868
Location:2.0W 0.5N OF OSAGE CITY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1920
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:20 [as of 2013]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:38.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$250,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
November 2016PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
November 2015PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
January 2015PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
December 2013PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
October 2012PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
May 2011PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
April 2010PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
January 2008PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
December 2005PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
December 2003PoorFairPoorFair2038.0
February 2001PoorFairPoorFair2035.0
March 1999PoorFairPoorFair2035.0
January 1997PoorFairPoorSatisfactory2037.0
February 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory2038.0
November 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory2038.0
December 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor2036.0