County Road 49 over Frenchman Creek


+40.56951, -102.20581
40°34'10" N, 102°12'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:County Road 49 over Frenchman Creek
Structure number:PH49-0.9-18-A
Location:0.9 Mi. No. of Co. Rd. 18
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Total length:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1986
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:94 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:44.2 tons [40.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.4 tons [24.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201589.1GoodGoodGoodGood-94
December 201389.1GoodGoodGoodGood-94
December 201189.1GoodGoodGoodGood-94
December 200988.1GoodGoodGoodGood-103
December 200788.1GoodGoodGoodGood-103
October 200588.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-142
October 200395.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-93
March 200194.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-93
March 200094.8GoodGoodGoodGood-93
March 199994.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-93
March 199894.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-93
June 199694.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-97
May 199497.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-97
March 199297.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-97
May 199097.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-77

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.492049200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.492000492
Steel Columneach60600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60006
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.56352100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2828000
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.2,29602,1811150
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,2962,296000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,2960002,296
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1641382600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1641380026