SR 56 over ELK CREEK


+38.68167, -85.92500
38°40'54" N, 85°55'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR 56 over ELK CREEK
Structure number:020220
Location:01.93 W SR 39
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Year reconstructed:2015
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,070 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.9 tons [37.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201596.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4070
July 201385.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3034
August 201185.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3034
October 200996.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood3034
October 200795.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood3034
November 200595.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood3034
February 200495.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood2975
March 200295.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood2975
May 200095.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood2640
June 199895.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2640
July 199695.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2640
September 199495.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood2000
April 199395.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2000
August 199091.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood2000