+39.79536, -106.16344
39°47'43" N, 106°09'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 9 ML over BLUE RIVER
Structure number:E-12-H
Location:13.5 MI NO OF JCT I 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Total length:135.5 ft. [41.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,400 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:53.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory340053.2
August 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory340044.3
August 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory340044.3
August 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory370044.3
August 2009FairGoodFairSatisfactory370044.3
September 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory280053.6
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory314050.6
September 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory314150.6
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory314150.2
July 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory309650.2
September 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory235062.4
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory235064.3
July 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory175073.2
September 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory175071.2
September 1990GoodGoodGoodGood185070.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6700636340
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.670200436331
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,6044,34825510
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,0623,83223000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.68581000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6858370
Open Jointlinear ft.34220120
Other Jointlinear ft.10219560
Movable Bearingeach1501140
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1651100
Fixed Bearingeach53200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.54100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.272268103
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.272271100