+39.78332, -105.03457
39°46'60" N, 105°02'04" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:I 70 ML over LOWELL BLVD
Structure number:E-16-DN
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:78.4 ft. [23.9 m]
Total length:142.1 ft. [43.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:106.0 ft. [32.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:96,000 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.0 tons [20.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:57.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201557.8Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory96000
December 201357.8Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory96000
September 201157.8Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory96500
September 200957.8Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory96500
September 200767.8Not deficientFairSatisfactoryGood97100
November 200567.8Not deficientFairGoodGood104838
October 200367.8Not deficientFairGoodGood103811
July 200167.4Not deficientFairGoodGood103811
August 199967.4Not deficientFairGoodGood101715
September 199769.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood111400
August 199556.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood111400
October 199356.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory94800
August 199156.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory119200