US281 over STREAM


+40.01999, -98.51883
40°01'12" N, 98°31'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US281 over STREAM
Structure number:S281 00159
Location:5S RED CLOUD
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:725 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.0 tons [21.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201579.0Fair6 out of 10-725
July 201379.0Fair6 out of 10-725
July 201184.1Fair6 out of 10-655
August 200984.1Fair6 out of 10-635
August 200796.6Fair6 out of 10-825
September 200596.7Fair6 out of 10-650
August 200396.6Fair6 out of 10-750
July 200196.6Fair6 out of 10-795
August 199996.7Fair6 out of 10-670
October 199796.6Fair6 out of 10-700
August 199594.5Fair6 out of 10-915
September 199384.4Fair6 out of 10-750
October 199191.7Fair6 out of 10-650

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3737000