US-231 over OHIO RIVER, IN ST RT 66,


+37.90194, -87.03472
37°54'07" N, 87°02'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-231 over OHIO RIVER, IN ST RT 66,
Structure number:030B00164N
Location:2.6 MI N JCT US60
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:1200.2 ft. [365.8 m]
Total length:4510.1 ft. [1374.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:77.8 ft. [23.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:75.5 ft. [23.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stayed girder [14]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,683 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:31% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:74.4
Estimated cost of work:$4,140,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory568374.4
May 2015GoodGoodGoodGood568374.4
May 2013GoodGoodGoodGood579374.1
May 2011GoodVery GoodGoodGood589073.9
December 2009GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good624073.2
January 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good592073.9
November 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good521675.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.11,46011,34511500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.324,700275,99548,70500
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,5908,5048600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.350,280160,780189,50000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.288,5390288,53900
Steel Main Cablelinear ft.3,27803,27800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.42,87033,0489,82200
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.11,27611,276000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.159,700159,700000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3127400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.104104000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.140135500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,06274331900
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.6706700
Pourable Jointlinear ft.133133000
Compression Jointlinear ft.6706700
Open Jointlinear ft.140707000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1441242000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6565000
Pot Bearingeach2421030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.246024600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4,4004,400000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,12010,120000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.13,5159,4604,05500