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US160 HWY over WEST BRANCH BEAR CREEK

Map 

Coordinates:
+37.19236, -99.76184
37°11'33" N, 99°45'43" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory (1992, 2000, 2010 editions)
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US160 HWY over WEST BRANCH BEAR CREEK
Structure number:999916000130101
Location:6.03 MI W US-183 HWY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:164.4 ft. [50.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

2010 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,150 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.5
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$136,000

2000 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,465 [as of 1999]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:38.6 tons [35.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.8 tons [20.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$849,000

1992 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,300 [as of 1990]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Operating rating:28.4 tons [25.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:14.5 tons [13.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:51.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$252,000