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US 62 / US 70 over BLUFF CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.00017, -100.56642
34°00'01" N, 100°33'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 62 / US 70 over BLUFF CREEK
Structure number:251730014601004
Location:15.65 MI E OF SH 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:870 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201578.5Not deficient---870
May 201378.4Not deficient---900
May 201178.4Not deficient---900
August 200978.6Not deficient---930
August 200776.4Not deficient---1000
August 200576.4Not deficient---980
September 200390.5Not deficient---880
October 200190.5Not deficient---1000
November 199990.5Not deficient---870
March 199890.5Not deficient---900
February 199690.5Not deficient---900
June 199490.5Not deficient---950
April 199283.6Not deficient---710
May 199083.6Not deficient---900