I-40 EBL over Rio Puerco


+35.52963, -108.60468
35°31'47" N, 108°36'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-40 EBL over Rio Puerco
Structure number:000000000006560
Location:8.0 MI E OF JCT US-491
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Total length:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,630 [as of 2018]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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 minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Sufficiency rating:98.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2363098.0
November 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2617398.0
November 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1123398.0
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2119298.0
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1085798.0
September 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2309798.0
July 2006PoorSeriousPoorFair1398363.9
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1361296.7
July 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1123797.0
July 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1195496.9
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1075397.0
July 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory937197.1
July 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory803685.3
August 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory767285.3
October 1990GoodGoodGoodGood940897.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8585000
Steel Pileeach4444000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5031,4782500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.171171000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.351348300
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,4486,036387250
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,4486,06138700