US 71 N over BLUE RVR, CST 85TH ST, C


+38.97212, -94.54578
38°58'20" N, 94°32'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 71 N over BLUE RVR, CST 85TH ST, C
Structure number:2382
Old structure number:A2733 3 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 22 T 48 N R 33 W
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:155.8 ft. [47.5 m]
Total length:1688.1 ft. [514.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:13
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:38,273 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairVery GoodGoodFair3827386.9
August 2014FairVery GoodGoodFair3715885.5
August 2012FairVery GoodGoodFair3767185.0
August 2010FairVery GoodGoodFair3693287.0
February 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3521798.3
December 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3577197.2
November 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3427695.3
March 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3465695.3
September 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1173298.4
September 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1079394.0
September 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1079394.0
October 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1079396.0
October 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1742495.3
October 1995GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1742494.6
November 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1239895.0
December 1993GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1499194.8
December 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1499194.8
November 1991GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1435994.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5152,515000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40,39239,52886400
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,8055,802300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.70,83770,13070700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach5754120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.9696000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.194194000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8668471900
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.173173000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.7070000
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach125125000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,4593,459000