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CR 43 over ELKHART RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.50556, -85.67333
41°30'20" N, 85°40'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CR 43 over ELKHART RIVER
Structure number:2000146
Location:00.20 S OF CR 44
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1981
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: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:190 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:97.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201497.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood190
August 201297.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood190
November 201097.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood190
November 200892.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory153
October 200692.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory153
September 200497.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood153
August 200297.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood153
May 200095.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood234
July 199891.2Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good125
April 199691.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good125
September 199491.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good125
June 199297.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good125
June 199099.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good100