21st Street North over Arkansas River


+37.72322, -97.38279
37°43'24" N, 97°22'58" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:21st Street North over Arkansas River
Structure number:5304008700AR120
Location:21st at Westridge
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:477.1 ft. [145.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1972
Year reconstructed:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,000 [as of 2006]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 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:79.9 tons [72.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201593.0GoodGoodGoodGood-14000
October 201393.0GoodGoodGoodGood-14000
September 201193.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-14000
December 200993.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-14000
August 200776.4FairFairSatisfactoryFair-14000
August 200539.6PoorPoorPoorSatisfactorySD13840
December 200292.8FairFairGoodSatisfactory-13530
February 200090.7PoorPoorGoodSatisfactorySD13530
February 199793.8GoodVery GoodGoodGood-13691
January 199595.8GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-14038
April 199392.7GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-14038
May 199189.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13810