US-285 over MACHO DRAW


+33.65167, -104.56233
33°39'06" N, 104°33'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-285 over MACHO DRAW
Structure number:000000000008425
Location:13.0 MI N JCT US-70/285
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:231.0 ft. [70.4 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:1984
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 continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,186 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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: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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:100.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$730,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3186100.0
July 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2978100.0
July 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1494100.0
July 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2696100.0
July 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory3387100.0
July 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory3426100.0
August 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair136072.4
August 2005GoodVery GoodGoodGood135684.9
September 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood107887.0
September 2001GoodVery GoodGoodGood124985.7
October 2000PoorPoorGoodGood124980.4
October 1998PoorPoorGoodGood232277.0
May 1996FairFairGoodGood226379.0
July 1994FairFairGoodGood220779.0
May 1992FairFairGoodGood128682.3
June 1990FairFairGoodGood128082.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,38601,38600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,16009,16000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,6288,628000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach21100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8008000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9009000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.100100000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.100100000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach3636000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.512051200