+35.92123, -94.83721
35°55'16" N, 94°50'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S.H. 51 over BARON FORK CREEK
Structure number:105680000000000
Location:0.4 MI S US62
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:210.0 ft. [64.0 m]
Total length:618.1 ft. [188.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1946
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,200 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:20.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,863,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017PoorPoorPoorFair320020.6
August 2015PoorPoorPoorPoor320020.6
August 2013PoorPoorPoorFair320020.6
August 2011PoorSeriousPoorFair320023.1
August 2009PoorSeriousFairPoor270023.1
April 2007PoorCriticalSatisfactoryPoor270023.1
May 2006PoorCriticalSatisfactoryPoor280023.1
August 2005PoorCriticalSatisfactoryPoor280022.1
October 2004PoorCriticalSatisfactoryPoor300022.1
August 2003PoorCriticalSatisfactorySerious30005.1
November 2002PoorCriticalFairSerious21305.1
December 2001PoorSeriousSatisfactoryPoor213022.1
November 2000PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor213027.1
November 1998Poor-SatisfactorySerious259010.1
June 1995PoorPoorFairPoor240031.5
August 1993PoorPoorFairPoor240031.5
August 1991PoorPoorFairFair240046.3