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COVERED BRIDGE RD over FLAT RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.98044, -85.32664
42°58'50" N, 85°19'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COVERED BRIDGE RD over FLAT RIVER
Structure number:000000000005183
Old structure number:41322H00018B010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.8 MI E OF BIGGS AVE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:95.8 ft. [29.2 m]
Total length:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1871
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Wood or timber [7]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:122 [as of 1996]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:19.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12219.2
November 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12219.2
November 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12219.2
November 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12219.8
November 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12219.8
November 2007FairFairFairVery Good12215.8
November 2005FairFairFairVery Good12215.8
October 2003FairFair-Very Good12218.8
December 2001FairFair-Very Good12218.8
August 1999FairFair-Very Good12218.8
July 1997FairFair-Very Good12218.8
May 1995FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory40115.4
July 1993PoorFairPoorSatisfactory40113.2
May 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory40129.8
May 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory40129.8