+41.79905, -86.68946
41°47'57" N, 86°41'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-12 over GALIEN RIVER
Structure number:000000000000856
Old structure number:11111021000B010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.0 MI E OF NEW BUFFALO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:128.9 ft. [39.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,125 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory612586.0
July 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory698885.7
July 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory698885.7
July 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory698885.7
July 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory698885.7
November 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory698885.7
July 2006PoorSatisfactorySeriousFair668745.4
July 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair620080.8
July 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory620078.8
August 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood620078.8
July 1998FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood620075.8
June 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood620073.8
May 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood560073.8
December 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory560073.8
July 1991PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory560048.3
April 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory560073.8