+39.78789, -91.65236
39°47'16" N, 91°39'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COUNTY RD 281 over BIG BR
Structure number:17225
Old structure number:146R010 064 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 26 T 58 N R 7 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:35.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$173,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor5035.0
February 2015PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor5058.7
February 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
March 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
February 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
February 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
February 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
March 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
March 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
April 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair5077.7
February 1991FairGoodFairSatisfactory3574.4