+39.62769, -91.89892
39°37'40" N, 91°53'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:COUNTY RD 343 over BRANCH
Structure number:24747
Old structure number:54400251 069 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 27 T 56 N R 9 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1987
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]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:15 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:61.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$133,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018GoodGoodGoodGood1561.3
May 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1561.3
May 2014GoodGoodGoodGood1561.3
May 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
July 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
July 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
June 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
June 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
June 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
June 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
June 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1564.3
January 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1559.3
December 1994GoodVery GoodGoodGood1561.0
December 1992FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood1556.0
March 1991FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood3556.0