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


+38.97318, -94.54584
38°58'23" N, 94°32'45" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:16.7 ft. [5.1 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]
Operating rating:63.4 tons [57.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.6 tons [34.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201684.8FairGoodVery GoodFair-39511
August 201484.9FairGoodVery GoodFair-37207
August 201292.1FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactoryFO38278
August 201094.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO37527
February 201094.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO29246
December 200793.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO29975
November 200591.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO34951
March 200491.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO35339
September 200198.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-15050
September 199993.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13134
September 199893.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13134
October 199795.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13134
October 199695.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-14607
October 199596.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14607
November 199496.8GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-15640
December 199396.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14846
December 199296.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14846
November 199196.9GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-14220