U.S. 270 over CASTON CREEK


+34.96108, -94.72383
34°57'40" N, 94°43'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 270 over CASTON CREEK
Structure number:126410000000000
Old structure number:4011 0084 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:.9 MI S JCT US271
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:286.1 ft. [87.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1951
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,800 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:45.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,408,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairFairFairFair180045.1
August 2016FairFairFairFair180045.1
June 2014FairFairFairFair180045.1
June 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair180046.0
June 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair180046.0
May 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory170057.0
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory160057.2
November 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory160057.2
February 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood240030.5
August 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair230021.7
September 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair230021.7
October 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair213022.6
April 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood213022.6
March 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood688019.1
October 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood217017.1
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory170053.2
April 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory170053.2
April 1991FairFairFairFair150049.8