I-40 WBL over Rio Puerco


+35.52989, -108.60466
35°31'48" N, 108°36'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-40 WBL over Rio Puerco
Structure number:000000000006561
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 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,173 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:43% 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: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 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2617398.0
November 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1011998.0
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2119298.0
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1158398.0
September 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2309797.0
July 2006PoorSeriousPoorFair1031066.0
July 2004FairFairFairFair1003684.9
July 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory658197.4
July 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1201896.9
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1081197.0
July 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1025297.0
July 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory879285.2
August 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory839485.3
October 1990GoodGoodGoodGood852297.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8585000
Steel Pileeach4444000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,50308796240
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.167167000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.351351000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,4486,06138700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,4486,06138700