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Modified level II streambed-scour analysis for structure I-275-0-5639 crossing the Ohio River in Dearborn County, Indiana

Open-File Report 97-330

Indiana Department of Transportation
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Abstract

Level II scour evaluations follow a process in which hydrologic, hydraulic, and sedient-transport data are evaluated to calculate the depth of scour that may result when given discharge is routed through a bridge opening. the results of the modified Levell II analysis for structure I-275-0-5639 on Interstate 275 crossing the Ohio River in Dearborn County, Indiana, are presented. The site is near the town of Lawrenceburg in the southeastern part of Dearborn County. Scour depths were computed with the Water Surface PROfile model, version V050196, which incorporates the scour-calculation procedures outlined in Hydraulic Engineering Circular No. 18. Total scour depths at the piers were approximately 35.6 feet for the modeled discharge of 760,000 cubic feet per second and approximately 35.7 feet for the modeled discharge of 890,000 cubic feet per second.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Modified level II streambed-scour analysis for structure I-275-0-5639 crossing the Ohio River in Dearborn County, Indiana
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
97-330
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1997
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Indianapolis, IN
Contributing office(s):
Indiana Water Science Center
Description:
iv, 23 p. ;28 cm.
First page:
1
Last page:
23
Country:
United States
State:
Indiana
County:
Dearborn
City:
Lawrenceburg
Online Only (Y/N):
N
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