+34.79664, -106.99054
34°47'48" N, 106°59'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NM-6 over RIO PUERCO
Structure number:000000000007544
Location:14.1 MI W OF I-25
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Total length:356.0 ft. [108.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,212 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:78.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,009,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair121278.4
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair70681.9
January 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair82381.1
January 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair88480.7
January 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair91675.0
January 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair95674.7
January 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair99674.4
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair142571.2
January 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair142369.2
December 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair141569.3
December 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair82273.7
December 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory36988.5
November 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory50192.9
November 1990FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory49192.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1052,0753000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,596014,59600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8008000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.152148400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.228228000
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.754754000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000