I 70 ML over BNSF RR, UP RR


+39.78221, -104.99780
39°46'56" N, 104°59'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 70 ML over BNSF RR, UP RR
Structure number:E-16-NJ
Location:DENVER, .4 MI W OF I-25
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:158.8 ft. [48.4 m]
Total length:448.2 ft. [136.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:172.3 ft. [52.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:178.8 ft. [54.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1992
Year reconstructed:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:120,000 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:60.0 tons [54.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201579.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-120000
October 201379.0GoodGoodGoodGood-120000
September 201179.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-119000
September 200979.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-119000
September 200779.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-118600
November 200579.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-116053
October 200379.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-114967
July 200179.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-114967
August 199979.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-111846
September 199779.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-126000
August 199579.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-126000
October 199379.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-116400
May 199284.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-116400