+38.26446, -90.38971
38°15'52" N, 90°23'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 61 S over JOACHIM CR
Structure number:5749
Old structure number:K 294R 1 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 2977 T 41 N R 6 E
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,731 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 replacement [2]
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 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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:32.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,834,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory773132.1
January 2015PoorGoodPoorGood970429.8
January 2013FairGoodFairGood976345.1
January 2012FairGoodFairGood1048125.5
January 2010FairGoodFairGood1080926.7
January 2009FairGoodFairGood1006927.7
January 2008PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory1042210.3
January 2006FairGoodFairSatisfactory1042027.2
February 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1063240.7
January 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1066649.2
January 2000FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1035555.9
November 1998FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1035555.9
January 1998FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1035555.9
January 1997FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory954255.4
January 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory954255.4
September 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory369562.1
January 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory363362.2
February 1993FairExcellentVery GoodSatisfactory363363.2
December 1991FairExcellentVery GoodSatisfactory342463.3