I 70 ML over BNSF RR, UP RR


+39.78221, -104.99780
39°46'56" N, 104°59'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 70 ML over BNSF RR, UP RR
Structure number:E-16-NJ
Location:DENVER, .4 MI W OF I-25
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:158.8 ft. [48.4 m]
Total length:448.2 ft. [136.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:172.3 ft. [52.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:178.8 ft. [54.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1992
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:120,000 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:60.0 tons [54.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201579.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood120000
October 201379.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood120000
September 201179.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good119000
September 200979.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good119000
September 200779.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good118600
November 200579.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good116053
October 200379.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good114967
July 200179.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good114967
August 199979.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good111846
September 199779.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good126000
August 199579.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good126000
October 199379.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good116400
May 199284.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good116400