+39.14398, -94.65111
39°08'38" N, 94°39'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:K-5 HWY NB over 18TH STREET
Structure number:999900501051871
Location:0.51 MILES E I-635
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:168.6 ft. [51.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,850 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$233,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201595.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-2850
June 201394.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-2850
May 201195.7GoodGoodGoodVery Good-3235
May 200995.7GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-3175
June 200795.6GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-4170
June 200595.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4230
June 200396.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-3355
August 200196.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-4255
October 199996.6GoodGoodGoodGood-4170
August 199794.6GoodGoodGoodGood-3930
April 199591.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3695
June 199392.8GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5365
June 199192.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-5450

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.82542540000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,7532,6885,3772,473215
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,7006,6336700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,7006,164469670
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8484000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8484000
Movable Bearingeach55000
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3373201070