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US 50 ML WBND over DRY CREEK

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Coordinates:
+38.28023, -104.56791
38°16'49" N, 104°34'04" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 50 ML WBND over DRY CREEK
Structure number:K-18-BY
Location:IN PUEBLO, NEAR E EDGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:124.3 ft. [37.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,800 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:60.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,010,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201460.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair3800
May 201262.2Not deficientFairFairFair4100
May 201062.2Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair4100
July 200862.2Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair4100
June 200662.2Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair4050
May 200457.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair4521
June 200259.1Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair5196
May 200056.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair4625
June 199854.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair4625
May 199653.7Not deficientFairSatisfactoryFair4000
May 199462.0Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4000
June 199268.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4000
April 199068.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3700