I-40 EBL over Rio Puerco


+35.50209, -108.51721
35°30'08" N, 108°31'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-40 EBL over Rio Puerco
Structure number:000000000005849
Location:13.3 MI E OF JCT US-491
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Total length:185.0 ft. [56.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,523 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:35% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:96.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1652396.6
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood691096.7
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1937296.7
October 2010GoodGoodGoodGood905898.0
September 2008GoodGoodGoodGood2034498.0
October 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1291498.0
October 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1257198.0
November 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood765097.3
December 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood745997.3
December 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1226196.9
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1126396.9
December 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good960297.3
April 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory870398.0
May 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood848497.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Columneach5050000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1161,116000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.108981000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2692096000
Compression Jointlinear ft.102102000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.423423000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.8,32108,32100