NM-161 over WOLF CREEK


+35.89839, -105.01693
35°53'54" N, 105°01'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NM-161 over WOLF CREEK
Structure number:000000000005715
Location:7.0 MI NW OF JCT I-25 N
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Channel beam [22]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:93 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:92.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$155,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory9392.6
May 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10382.5
May 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20281.5
May 2012GoodGoodGoodGood20381.5
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood9485.7
April 2008GoodGoodGoodGood9685.7
April 2006GoodGoodGoodGood24974.1
August 2004GoodGoodGoodGood25769.4
August 2002GoodGoodGoodGood21274.5
August 2000GoodGoodGoodGood35668.4
September 1998GoodGoodGoodGood35268.4
September 1996GoodGoodGoodGood25469.4
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood14574.6
March 1993GoodGoodGoodGood14974.6
April 1991GoodGoodGoodGood14674.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.7617303100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,2602,2382200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,2602,260000
Steel Columneach65100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4949000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4949000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.190190000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000