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M-139 over ST JOSEPH RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.05761, -86.43834
42°03'27" N, 86°26'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:M-139 over ST JOSEPH RIVER
Structure number:000000000000869
Old structure number:11111031000B020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.5 MI S OF BENTON HARBOR
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:405.9 ft. [123.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,250 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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: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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:85.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory925085.5
August 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory925085.5
August 2014Fair-FairSatisfactory925086.5
August 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory925086.5
August 2010FairSatisfactoryFairGood925086.5
August 2008FairSatisfactoryFairGood925086.5
August 2006FairFairFairGood991585.3
August 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1300097.0
August 2002Good-GoodGood1300095.9
August 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1300095.9
August 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1300095.9
July 1996GoodGoodGoodGood1300095.9
July 1994GoodGoodGoodGood1290096.1
May 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1290096.1
April 1990GoodVery GoodGoodGood1290096.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.7,7107,420382457
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.23,94222,5061,420160
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.46,26243,3902,840320
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,1310023,1310
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.120309000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118116020
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.236231230
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.228022800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.114001797
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1901781200