+45.18021, -84.91427
45°10'49" N, 84°54'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-131 over BOYNE RIVER
Structure number:000000000001479
Old structure number:15115091000B010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.8 MI N OF BOYNE FALLS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Total length:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1947
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,736 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:83.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory673683.5
August 2015FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory673683.5
August 2013FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory673683.5
October 2011FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory673683.5
October 2009FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory673683.5
October 2007FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory669283.5
October 2005FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory669283.5
October 2003FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory460086.6
July 2001FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory460086.6
July 1999FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory460092.0
July 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood460084.6
October 1995FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood300087.1
October 1993FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood300087.1
April 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood300087.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.320318200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,04023,0301000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,3761,376000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,2161,18620100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1721432630
Movable Bearingeach109100
Fixed Bearingeach1010000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6464000