I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA


+36.14444, -115.17000
36°08'40" N, 115°10'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA
Structure number:I 837R
Location:LAS VEGAS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Total length:1612.0 ft. [491.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:12
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.2 tons [64.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.4 tons [38.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,526,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201694.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12000
November 201494.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-13000
November 201293.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
November 201093.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
November 200893.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
October 200793.1GoodGoodGoodVery Good-15200
November 200696.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13400
December 200496.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13400
January 200396.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-12000
January 200196.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13265
February 199995.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10000
November 199597.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10000