BU 71 S over IS 49


+36.62388, -94.41564
36°37'26" N, 94°24'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BU 71 S over IS 49
Structure number:12081
Location:S 20 T 22 N R 32 W
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:119.8 ft. [36.5 m]
Total length:386.2 ft. [117.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2001
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: 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:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:98.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood244398.9
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood242198.9
October 2014GoodVery GoodExcellentGood222398.9
November 2012GoodVery GoodExcellentGood597698.7
January 2011GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent609898.7
January 2009GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent618498.7
January 2007GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent658498.7
October 2004GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent647598.7
November 2002GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent681496.7
July 2000GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent669496.7