+37.81997, -103.18221
37°49'12" N, 103°10'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 101 ML over RULE CREEK
Structure number:M-24-D
Location:17.6 MI SO OF JCT US 50
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:202.8 ft. [61.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
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: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:70 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:34.0 tons [30.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:20.4 tons [18.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201662.2FairFairSatisfactoryFair-70
August 201467.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-70
August 201267.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-70
August 201067.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-70
September 200879.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-70
September 200679.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-50
October 200479.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-53
September 200283.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-55
August 200078.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-64
December 199878.8FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-64
July 199667.8FairFairFairFair-50
July 199463.2FairFairFairFair-60
July 199169.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-60