US-56 over UTE CREEK


+36.30463, -103.92593
36°18'17" N, 103°55'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-56 over UTE CREEK
Structure number:000000000007303
Location:18.6 MI E OF JCT NM-39
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:258.9 ft. [78.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:383 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:91.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood38391.9
December 2014FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood46091.4
December 2012FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood45591.4
December 2010FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood49091.2
December 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood49091.2
December 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood90990.3
December 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood90490.4
January 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood55592.7
February 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood98587.8
February 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood94188.1
March 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood90288.4
March 1995GoodGoodVery GoodGood42391.7
April 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood42391.7
April 1991GoodGoodGoodGood40891.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2991,299000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,14110,47366800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.11,14110,58455700
Steel Columneach24121200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9898000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.98633500
Compression Jointlinear ft.184000184
Movable Bearingeach3030000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.518051800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000