Railroad Avenue over Rifle Creek


+39.53805, -107.78336
39°32'17" N, 107°47'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Railroad Avenue over Rifle Creek
Structure number:RAILROAD BRG-A
Location:100' N of 9th St (Rif
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Total length:146.0 ft. [44.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.2 ft. [14.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1989
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,813 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:48.4 tons [44.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.1 tons [23.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201586.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15813
October 201386.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15813
October 201186.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood15813
October 200986.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood13517
September 200786.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood13517
August 200584.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good13024
October 200384.6Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good11046
June 200186.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good11046
200084.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good11046
August 199784.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good11046
September 199585.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good7771
August 199385.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good7771
September 199184.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good7771