Third Street over Rifle Creek


+39.53167, -107.78583
39°31'54" N, 107°47'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Third Street over Rifle Creek
Structure number:3RD ST BRIDGE
Location:2 Blocks W of RR Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:57.4 ft. [17.5 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,086 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.7 tons [31.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201580.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-4086
October 201378.2FairFairGoodSatisfactory-4086
October 201178.2FairFairGoodSatisfactory-4086
October 200978.1FairFairGoodSatisfactory-4989
September 200765.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO4989
August 200564.9FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO5080
October 200364.8FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO4087
June 200167.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO4087
August 199962.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO4087
August 199762.7FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO4087
September 199563.1FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO3079
August 199375.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3079
September 199175.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3079