+36.63947, -94.42651
36°38'22" N, 94°25'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BU 71 S over THIEF HOLLOW
Structure number:1159
Old structure number:A1396 1 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 18 T 22 N R 32 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Total length:244.1 ft. [74.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,443 [as of 2017]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:62.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory244362.3
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory242162.4
October 2014FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory222374.5
November 2012FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory597660.0
January 2011FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory609860.7
January 2009FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory618459.5
January 2007FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory658458.8
October 2004FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory647559.0
November 2002FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory681455.4
January 2002FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory669455.6
October 2000FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory649355.0
November 1999FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory631655.4
October 1998FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory631655.4
October 1997FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory631655.4
November 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory588858.3
January 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good610358.9
November 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good584659.4
October 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good584659.4
November 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good545860.1