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BALES RD over MERAMEC RIVER

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Coordinates:
+37.81279, -91.43251
37°48'46" N, 91°25'57" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BALES RD over MERAMEC RIVER
Structure number:15773
Old structure number:09900171 028 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 35 T 36 N R 5 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1998
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:55.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1555.6
February 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1560.6
January 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1560.6
January 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1560.6
February 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1560.6
January 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1560.6
August 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1560.6
April 2003GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1560.6
November 2000GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1560.6
July 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1560.6