News Flash Home
The original item was published from 1/9/2013 9:13:00 AM to 1/9/2013 9:15:12 AM.

News Flash

Engineer & Secondary Roads

Posted on: January 9, 2013

[ARCHIVED] 2013 Bridge Inspections

Restricted Bridge

Story County is currently in the process of inspecting each of the bridges throughout the county. The county is required to perform these bridge reviews every two years. This year’s inspections have revealed an above average number of bridges that require them to have a new load posting, a reduction of an existing load posting, or a width restriction. The width restrictions mean the portion of the bridge restricted is unsafe to travel across. The bridges that require a load posting will have signs installed near the bridge notifying traffic. Bridge restrictions may range from 4’ to nearly half the width of the bridge. Barrels will be placed on the restricted portion until a permanent restriction can be installed. An example of this is shown in the picture to the right. These restrictions will remain in effect until the bridge can be repaired or completely replaced.

2013 Map of newly restricted Bridges

2013 Map of newly restricted Bridges
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Engineer & Secondary Roads

Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on: January 1, 2012