Paradise-Portal Rd over Silver Creek


+31.91500, -109.15333
31°54'54" N, 109°09'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Paradise-Portal Rd over Silver Creek
Structure number:10094
Location:7.9 mi W Jct SR 80
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1955
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:60 [as of 2017]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.0 tons [21.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201758.5FairFairFairFair-60
January 201559.3FairFairFairFair-60
January 201347.8FairFairFairFair-60
January 201132.7PoorFairFairPoorSD60
January 200947.8FairFairFairSatisfactory-60
March 200754.9FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-60
April 200554.9FairFairGoodGood-45
March 200355.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-40
March 200155.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-40
March 199955.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-40
October 199657.1GoodGoodVery GoodGood-40

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Columneach63210
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3325530
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3325530
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1571005700
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,2641,23420100