I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA


+36.14444, -115.17000
36°08'40" N, 115°10'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA
Structure number:I 837R
Location:LAS VEGAS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Total length:1612.0 ft. [491.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
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:12
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: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.2 tons [64.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.4 tons [38.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,526,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201494.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood13000
November 201293.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15200
November 201093.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15200
November 200893.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15200
October 200793.1Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good15200
November 200696.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good13400
December 200496.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good13400
January 200396.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good12000
January 200196.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good13265
20000.0Not applicable---100000
February 199995.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good10000
November 199597.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10000