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U.S. 62 EB over ARKANSAS RIVER

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Coordinates:
+35.77006, -95.30242
35°46'12" N, 95°18'09" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 62 EB over ARKANSAS RIVER
Structure number:176090000000000
Location:2.4 MI E JCT SH 16
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:334.0 ft. [101.8 m]
Total length:1497.1 ft. [456.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:11
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:57.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$14,214,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair1000057.5
November 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair1000057.5
November 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1000066.7
October 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1000066.7
November 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1100065.7
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1045061.5
November 2006PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory1090015.7
January 2005PoorSeriousSeriousGood1140013.7
September 2003PoorSeriousSeriousFair1118015.7
August 2002PoorSeriousSeriousFair1118019.0
December 1999PoorSeriousPoorFair530036.0
April 1999PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactory530036.0
May 1996PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory1144038.0
November 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory775055.8
October 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory775055.8
November 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory775055.8
October 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory775053.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,4843,901537460
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,2442,241030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.129,7260129,72600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.41,91641,0974004190
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.41,91641,058838200
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.925740461390
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1812330
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6662310
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.32827528250
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,14801,0493366
Open Jointlinear ft.6606600
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach38251030
Fixed Bearingeach149500
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,9971,4991,49800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,500004,5000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,9972,767150800