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


+38.97218, -94.54613
38°58'20" N, 94°32'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 71 S over BLUE RVR, CST 85TH ST, C
Structure number:2393
Old structure number:A2745 2 (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:123.0 ft. [37.5 m]
Total length:1589.0 ft. [484.3 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:28°
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:19
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:39,511 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairGoodVery GoodFair3951184.8
August 2014FairGoodVery GoodFair3720784.9
August 2012FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory3827892.1
August 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3752794.2
February 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2924694.6
December 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2997593.5
November 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3495191.3
March 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3533991.3
September 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1505098.3
September 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1313493.7
September 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1313493.7
October 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1313495.7
October 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1460795.6
October 1995GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1460796.9
November 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1564096.8
December 1993GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1484696.9
December 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1484696.9
November 1991GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1422096.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6891,685400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24,93724,596025091
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,0195,85916000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.65,94464,6231,32100
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4745110
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.7575000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.199194500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78471455150
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.174174000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.7676000
Elastomeric Bearingeach5546900
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach125125000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,2432,4946491000