+40.52975, -102.62647
40°31'47" N, 102°37'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 59 ML over SANDY CREEK
Structure number:B-26-F
Location:33.2 MI N OF JCT US 34
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Total length:231.6 ft. [70.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:10
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:280 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:29.3 tons [26.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:20.0 tons [18.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:57.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201557.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-280
May 201357.0FairFairFairSatisfactory-280
May 201161.5FairFairFairSatisfactory-190
April 200961.5FairFairFairSatisfactory-190
June 200762.5FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-200
June 200562.5FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-228
May 200358.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-262
April 200173.4FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-262
April 199972.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-252
April 199772.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-280
April 199572.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-280
April 199371.4FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-360
May 199185.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,9902,116782920
Timber Columneach57193800
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.5252000
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.33022011000
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.6,0245,4243003000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,7925,29200500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,0245,42400600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.464464000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4644343000