SH 59 ML over DRAW


+40.45392, -102.62646
40°27'14" N, 102°37'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 59 ML over DRAW
Structure number:C-26-E
Location:27.9 MI NO OF JCT US 34
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Total length:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.6 ft. [27.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

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
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:89.8 tons [81.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:89.8 tons [81.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201599.9Fair6 out of 10-280
May 201399.9Fair6 out of 10-280
May 201190.6Fair6 out of 10-190
April 200990.6Fair6 out of 10-190
June 200790.6Fair6 out of 10-200
June 200590.6Fair6 out of 10-228
May 200399.9Fair6 out of 10-218
April 200199.9Good7 out of 10-218
June 199999.9Good7 out of 10-210
April 199799.9Good7 out of 10-210
April 199599.9Good8 out of 10-210
April 199399.9Good7 out of 10-270
April 199199.9Good7 out of 10-200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Culvertlinear ft.1772615010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1171030014