55-B007 over RIO GRANDE


+36.53504, -105.70881
36°32'06" N, 105°42'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:55-B007 over RIO GRANDE
Structure number:000000000005243
Location:4.0 Mi W of Jct NM-522
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1951
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:252 [as of 2018]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:43.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$223,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory25243.4
July 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15443.9
July 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15443.9
July 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15143.9
July 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15343.9
October 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15343.9
August 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15343.9
July 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15543.9
July 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15543.9
October 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair15743.9
September 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair15743.9
July 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair16143.9
July 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair12944.1
March 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair12344.1
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12154.2
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11754.2
May 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11754.2
November 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11154.3
November 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11153.4
May 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11155.4
January 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood11165.5
March 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood10967.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.576576000
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.8888484000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,09999910000
Steel Trusslinear ft.200819200
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.135855000
Steel Gusset Plateeach3203200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.4646000
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.46232300
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.4600460
Timber Decksq. ft.3,2802,2301,05000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,2803,2400400
Movable Bearingeach20020
Fixed Bearingeach20020
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3052852000