+38.03720, -102.61504
38°02'14" N, 102°36'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 287 ML over WILLOW CREEK
Structure number:L-26-I
Location:1.8 MI S OF LAMAR
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Total length:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1947
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,700 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:49% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201684.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2700
June 201484.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2700
June 201277.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3000
June 201077.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3000
June 200877.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3000
April 200677.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3200
May 200477.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-3449
May 200284.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2609
May 200083.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2250
June 199883.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2250
April 199683.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-2300
May 199487.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1900
May 199185.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1850