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US-31 NB over ST JOSEPH RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.98633, -86.37054
41°59'11" N, 86°22'14" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-31 NB over ST JOSEPH RIVER
Structure number:000000000012752
Old structure number:11111112000B010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 MI N OF OLD US-31
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:118.4 ft. [36.1 m]
Total length:904.2 ft. [275.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1998
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:8
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,465 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:88.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactoryFairGood546588.7
August 2016GoodGoodGoodGood546599.7
August 2014GoodGoodGoodGood546599.7
August 2012GoodGoodGoodGood546599.7
August 2010GoodGoodGoodGood546599.7
August 2008GoodVery GoodGoodGood546599.7
August 2006GoodVery GoodGoodGood504599.8
August 2004FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory11000100.0
October 2002GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent11000100.0
May 2001GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent11000100.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,4235,4071420
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.42,71442,378326100
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1414000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.112111100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.352346600
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1501613400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9409400
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach9696000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8081,74618440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,73705,73403