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CR 131 over LITTLE ELKHART RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.71972, -85.76417
41°43'11" N, 85°45'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CR 131 over LITTLE ELKHART RIVER
Structure number:2000004
Location:00.20 N CR 8
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1982
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:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:360 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201486.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood360
September 201286.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood360
October 201086.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood360
November 200884.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood300
October 200684.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood300
September 200472.4Not deficientFairGoodGood761
August 200272.4Not deficientFairGoodGood761
May 200082.9Not deficientFairGoodGood389
July 199881.5Not deficientFairVery GoodVery Good620
May 199683.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good620
September 199483.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good620
June 199286.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good391
June 199085.4Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good600