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CR 38 over ELKHART RIVER

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Coordinates:
+41.55083, -85.83417
41°33'03" N, 85°50'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:CR 38 over ELKHART RIVER
Structure number:2000175
Location:00.30 W OF SR 15
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Total length:206.0 ft. [62.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1962
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,310 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:20.9 tons [19.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:46.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$115,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201446.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair11310
August 201247.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair11310
November 201046.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair11310
November 200861.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9883
October 200663.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10504
October 200465.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9129
July 200265.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9129
May 200066.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10362
July 199867.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5558
April 199679.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5558
September 199478.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory5558
June 199276.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood5796
June 199078.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood4000