US 285 ML over DRAW


+38.19684, -105.94121
38°11'49" N, 105°56'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 285 ML over DRAW
Structure number:L-13-I
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,500 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
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:80.0 tons [72.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201599.9Good7 out of 10-2500
July 201399.9Good7 out of 10-2500
July 201199.9Good7 out of 10-2500
September 200999.9Good7 out of 10-2500
September 200799.9Good7 out of 10-2300
July 200599.9Good7 out of 10-2313
July 200399.9Good7 out of 10-2229
August 200199.8Good7 out of 10-2229
June 199999.8Fair6 out of 10-2300
August 199799.8Fair6 out of 10-1650
August 199599.9Fair6 out of 10-1650
July 199399.9Fair6 out of 10-1950
September 199297.9Fair6 out of 10-1950
August 199097.9Fair6 out of 10-1450