US-70 over US-285


+33.47374, -104.52078
33°28'25" N, 104°31'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-70 over US-285
Structure number:000000000008903
Location:Junction US-70/285
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:132.9 ft. [40.5 m]
Total length:214.9 ft. [65.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:96.5 ft. [29.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,900 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:98.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018GoodGoodGoodGood290098.0
March 2016GoodGoodGoodGood229398.0
March 2014GoodGoodGoodGood229398.0
March 2012GoodGoodGoodGood231993.0
March 2010GoodGoodGoodGood216893.0
April 2008GoodGoodGoodGood215298.0
May 2006GoodGoodGoodGood250898.0
May 2004GoodGoodGoodGood218498.0
May 2002GoodGoodGoodGood245597.8
February 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood416992.6
February 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood416992.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5922,5405200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,10430,88422000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.21,16817,1684,00000
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach2424000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.204196800
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.198019800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.520052000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.84174110000