Third Street over Rifle Creek


+39.53167, -107.78583
39°31'54" N, 107°47'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Third Street over Rifle Creek
Structure number:3RD ST BRIDGE
Location:2 Blocks W of RR Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:57.4 ft. [17.5 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,086 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.7 tons [31.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201580.2Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4086
October 201378.2Not deficientFairGoodSatisfactory4086
October 201178.2Not deficientFairGoodSatisfactory4086
October 200978.1Not deficientFairGoodSatisfactory4989
September 200765.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory4989
August 200564.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood5080
October 200364.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood4087
June 200167.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood4087
200062.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood4087
August 199762.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood4087
September 199563.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood3079
August 199375.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3079
September 199175.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood3079