Railroad Avenue over Rifle Creek


+39.53805, -107.78336
39°32'17" N, 107°47'00" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Railroad Avenue over Rifle Creek
Structure number:RAILROAD BRG-A
Location:100' N of 9th St (Rif
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:68.2 ft. [20.8 m]
Total length:146.0 ft. [44.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.2 ft. [14.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1989
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,813 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.4 tons [44.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.1 tons [23.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201586.0GoodGoodGoodGood-15813
October 201386.0GoodGoodGoodGood-15813
October 201186.0GoodGoodGoodGood-15813
October 200986.2GoodGoodGoodGood-13517
September 200786.2GoodGoodGoodGood-13517
August 200584.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-13024
October 200384.6GoodGoodGoodVery Good-11046
June 200186.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-11046
August 199984.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-11046
August 199784.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-11046
September 199585.2GoodGoodGoodVery Good-7771
August 199385.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-7771
September 199184.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-7771