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K-15 HWY SB over WICHITA DRAINAGE CANAL

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Coordinates:
+37.63880, -97.30711
37°38'20" N, 97°18'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:K-15 HWY SB over WICHITA DRAINAGE CANAL
Structure number:999901500871841
Location:1.16 MI. N. I-35(KTA)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:309.7 ft. [94.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1942
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,450 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:20.1 tons [18.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:42.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,764,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201642.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO16450
August 201449.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO16150
August 201259.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16100
August 201060.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO15950
August 200863.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO18100
August 200663.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16400
August 200463.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16900
August 200258.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO17800
March 200058.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16375
September 199858.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO16375
July 199757.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO15435
January 199659.7FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactoryFO12835
January 199541.3FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactorySD12835
July 199438.9FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactorySD17290
January 199333.6FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactorySD17625
January 199235.2FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactorySD14985
May 199029.1FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactorySD15015